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Jimmy Stanger
Jimmy  Stanger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Gaither


07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

Virginia
2016-17 (Senior)

• Named a first-team PING/GCAA All-American
• The first player in UVA history to earn first-team All-America honors
• Tabbed by Golfweek as a second-team All-American
• Picked up All-ACC honors for second consecutive season
• Named to PING All-Region team
• Won the ACC individual championship, becoming the third UVA golfer to capture the crown
• Shot 5-under 211 and needed a birdie on his final regulation hole and one in playoff to capture title
• Played 37 holes on final day of ACCs
• Ranked No. 33 by Golfstat and No. 17 by Golfweek
• Led the team with a 70.82 stroke average that ranked No. 3 in the ACC and No. 21 in the nation
• Ranked No. 5 in the nation in score vs. par (-1.09)
• Shot school record 10-under 62 in first round at John Burns Intercollegiate (Hawaii) in February which ties as fourth lowest round by a Division I player
• Ranked No. 26 in the nation with 140 birdies
• Tied for first at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate
• Ended the fall ranked No. 2 in Golfstat standings
• 24 of his 34 rounds were par or better
• Posted team-high six top-10 finishes during the season
• Named ACC's Golfer of the Month for October & April
• Helped U.S. team to 2017 Palmer Cup championship
• One of five finalists for the 2017 Byron Nelson Award
• Selected to the watch list for the Ben Hogan Award
• Named a semifinalist for the Jack Nicklaus Award
• Reached the round of 16 at the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championships and won the 2016 Southern Amateur tournament
• Invited to the Walker Cup practice sessions in Los Angeles in December of 2016
• Participated in the 2017 PGA Tour Valspar Championship on a sponsor's exemption
• Played in 2017 British Amateur, tying for 23rd in stroke play to advance to match play

2015-16 (Junior)
• Named to All-ACC team
• Named to Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team
• Selected to both the ACC All-Academic men's golf team and the ACC Honor Roll
• Named to the Virginia State Golf Coaches Association's all-state team (first team)
• Led team at NCAA Regional (Franklin) with sixth-place finish (-9, 207)
• That tied for fifth best finish by a Cavalier at NCAA Regional site
• Made a birdie putt on 18th hole to break tie with Washington for fifth place
• His 207 at NCAA Regional tied for low tourney score by UVA player this year ... matching is 207 from General Hackler Championship
• NCAA Regional was his sixth top-10 finish of the season
• Was UVA's No. 2 finisher at NCAAs, placing 67th
• Shot 1-under 69 during third round of NCAAs
• Ranked No. 59 by Golfstat and No. 78 by Golfweek
• Finished seventh ACC in stroke average
• Picked up first career win with tie for medalist at General Hackler Champ
• Posted low tourney score (207) and single round (66) at Hackler
• Tied Derek Bard in UVA's last regular-season tourney as team's top finisher, placing 8th at Wolfpack Intercollegiate
• Placed 16th at ACC Championships (E, 216)
• Was first or second for UVA in scoring in 9-of-12 tournaments
• Named to ACC Men's Golf All-Academic team for second time

2014-15 (Sophomore)
• Helped UVa to an 18th-place finish at NCAA Championships
• Was the Cavaliers' No. 2 finisher, placing 51st at +6, 222
• His final round birdie on par-5 18th hole at NCAA Regional broke tie with Wichita State for fifth place
• Was UVa's No. 2 finisher at NCAA regional, placing 25th at +5, 221
• Played in 11 of 13 tournaments
• Led the team in scoring at the Northern Intercollegiate and Primland Challenge tournaments
• Reset low collegiate scoring mark with 6-under 210 at Primland
• Equaled his low 18-hole score with 5-under 67 at Primland, posting that number in both the second and third rounds
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Played in nine tournaments during the season
• Combined with first-year Derek Bard to give UVa the No. 10 freshman class according to Golfstat
• Posted a stroke average of 73.44
• Top showing was at Schenkel Invitational where he placed third
• That tourney also provided him his low single-round score (67) and tournament score (212) on the season
• Had four top-25 finishes and came in 26th twice
• Tied for third at U.S. Open Local Qualifier (Trinity, Fla.) to advance to Sectional site
• Was 64th at NCAA Regional • Named to ACC Honor Roll

Amateur & Junior Golf Notes
• Won the 2016 Southern Amateur Championship in Myrtle Beach
• Reached the round of 16 at the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championships
•Qualified for a 2014 U.S. Open Sectional
•AJGA All-American in 2012 and 2013 • Was ranked No. 51 by American Junior Golf Association/Polo when he signed with UVa.
• Was ranked No. 63 by Junior Golf Scoreboard and No. 3 player in the state of Florida when he signed with the Cavaliers
• Ranked in top-10 by AJGA and Golfweek for 2013 high school class
• Placed fourth at 2013 Eastern Amateur
• Participated in 2013 Wyndham Club (East vs. West Coast)
• Tied for 11th at 2013 AJGA Thunderbird Invitational
• Was ninth at 2013 AJGA Innisbrook event
•Was top-20 at 2013 Dixie Amateur
• Tied for runner up at 2012 Jones Club and was fifth at 2011 Junior Jones Cup
• Tied for fifth at 2012 AJGA in Puerto Rico
•Florida Cup Team member in 2012 • Was ninth at 2012 Western Junior Championship
• Managed a runner-up finish at 2012 AJGA Colorado tourney
• Champion of 56th Florida State Boys Junior and tied for first the following year
• Won the HJGT 54-Hole Mid-Season Championship
• Was second at the AJGA Junior at Fox Hill
• Placed third at the FJT at Lake Jovita tournament

Gaither / Personal
• Was third in the Florida Boys 2A State Championship in 2012
• Was home schooled, but competed for Gaither High School team golf for coach Dwane Olinger
• A four-time All-Hillsborough County first-team selection
• Was selected as the Hillsborough County Player of the Year in 2011, 2012 and 2013
• Won two district titles and regional medalist as a senior
• Mother is named Teri and father is James
• Has an older sister (Cheryl) and brother (Derick) and younger sister (Theresa)
• Born in Tampa, Fla.


Jimmy Stanger's Career Statistics

YEAR ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW
2013-2014 25 1836 73.44 67
2014-2015 32 2350 73.44 67
2015-2016 38 2728 71.79 66
2016-2017 34 2408 70.82 62
CAREER 129 9322 72.26 62


Jimmy Stanger's Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 1st, ACC Championships, April 21-22, 2017, t1st, Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate, Oct. 21-23, 2016 & General Hackler Championship, March 12-13, 2016
Career Top-10 Finishes: 15
Career Best 54-Hole Score: 206, Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, Oct. 14-16, 2016
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 62, John Burns Intercollegiate, Feb. 15-17, 2017

2013-14 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 8-9 Northern Intercollegiate 70-74-73 +1 217 9 2
Sept. 20-22 DICK's Sporting Goods Challenge Cup 72-75-71 +5 218 23 4
Oct. 11-13 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 78-74-73 +9 225 56 5
March 11-12 Palmetto Intercollegiate 79-71-73 +13 223 38 5
March 14-16 Schenkel Invitational 72-67-73 -4 212 3 1
March 23-25 Hootie @ Bulls Bay 75-75-68 +2 218 23 4
April 7-8 Jim West Intercollegiate 70-75-72 +1 217 26 5
April 20 Wolfpack Spring Open 76 +4 76 5
May 15-17 NCAA Regional 79-78-73 +8 224 59 4

2014-15 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 5-7 Northern Intercollegiate 76-73-70 +3 219 7 1
Sept. 19-21 DICK's Sporting Goods Challenge Cup 72-79-74 +12 225 42 4
Sept. 29-30 Primland Challenge 76-67-67 -6 210 15 1
Oct. 10-11 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 79-70 +5 149 56 5
Oct. 17-19 U.S. Collegiate 76-77-71 +8 224 59 4
Feb. 18-20 John Burns Intercollegiate 76-78-74 +12 2228 56 5
March 13-15 Seminole Intercollegiate 72-72-70 -2 214 23 na
March 29-31 Hootie @Bulls Bay 71-75-70 E 216 29 3
April 18-19 Yale Invitational 73-78-71 +12 222 41 5
May 14-16 NCAA Regional 74-74-73 +5 221 25 2
May 29-J 1 NCAA Championships 74-75-73 +6 222 51 2

2015-16 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 12-13 Northern Intercollegiate 79-73-75 +11 227 29 3
Sept. 25-26 DICK's Challenge Cup 67-71-74 -1 212 9 2
Oct. 9-11 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 74-73-78 +9 225 57 4
Oct. 16-18 U.S. Collegiate 73-76-72 +5 221 36 2
Nov. 1-3 Kiawah Classic 72-73 +1 145 23 3
Feb. 19-21 John Burns Intercol. 70-78-68 E 216 18 2
March 7-8 Palmetto Invite 70-68-71 -1 209 6 2
March 12-13 Hackler Championship 70-66-71 -9 207 1 1
March 20-22 Linger Longer Invit. 71-68-76 -3 215 8 2
April 16-17 Wolfpack Intercollegiate 68-71-71 -3 210 8 1
April 22-24 ACC Championships 70-72-74 E 216 16 2
May 16-18 NCAA Regional 68-68-71 -9 207 6 1
May 27-30 NCAA Championships^ 74-75-69 +8 218 67 2

^Results thru first three rounds before cut

2016-17 Tournament Results

Date Tournament Score Par Total Overall Place UVa Place
Sept. 9-11 Carpet Capital Intercollegiate 67-74-69 -6 210 11 3
Sept. 19-20 Inverness Intercollegiate 72-68-73 E 213 10 1
Oct. 14-16 Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate 70-68-68 -10 206 5 2
Oct. 21-23 Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate 67-68-72 -9 207 1 1
Feb. 15-17 John Burns Intercol. 62-74-73 -7 209 8 2
March 19-21 Linger Longer Invit. 62-74-73 +2 218 34 5
March 26-28 Hootie @ Bulls Bay 67-72-70 -7 209 5 1
April 11-12 Gary Koch Invite 72-73-72 +1 217 23 2
April 21-22 ACC Championships 70-70-71 -5 211 1 1
May 15-17 NCAA Regional 70-73-79 +6 222 17 2
May 26-29 NCAA Championships 70-71-68-77 -2 286 11 1

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