Jamie Bresnahan
Jamie Bresnahan
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Exeter, Pa.
High School: Wyoming Area
Major: Neuroscience

Four-year letterman... Served as team co-captain twice (2012, 2013)... Played 53 rounds and finishes his career with a strokes per round average of 80.16... Has carded 24 sub-80 rounds, including a career-low round of 72 against Baptist Bible College at Scranton Municipal Golf Course on Sept. 23, 2011... Carded five sub-75 rounds in his career... Earned first-team all-Empire 8 Conference honors after tying for second place at the conference's 72-hole championship in 2011... was named the male recipient of the 2013 Father Fitzpatrick Award for community service at the university's 22nd annual Senior Student-Athlete Luncheon.

Senior Year (2012-2013):  Averaged a career-low 79.31 strokes per round, becoming one of four players on the Royal roster to average fewer than 80 strokes per round... Played 16 rounds... Broke 80 eight times, including a season-low tying round of 73 in the final round of the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational tournament, which vaulted him into a tie for sixth-place with a 36-hole total of 154 and helped the Royals overcome a 9-shot deficit after the opening round to defeat McDaniel College in a two-hole playoff to win the team title for the third straight year... in the final match of his career, carded a team-low 74 to lead the Royals to 316-347 victory over Marywood University at Glenmaura National to put the finishing touches on a 12-0 season in dual-meet competition... Shot a 72-hole total of 326 to finish in 13th place to help the Royals to a second-place finish at the 2013 Empire 8 Conference championships, their highest team finish ever... Served as co-captain with fellow senior Justin Riley... also carded a 73 in a 289-308 victory over Marywood University on September 21 at the Scranton Muncipal Golf Course in nearby Mt. Cobb.   

Junior Year (2011-2012): Finished fifth on the team among players to play in at least five events with a stroke average of 80.07. ... Broke 80 in six of his 14 rounds played. ... Shot a career-low even-par 72 in the Royals' 296-334 victory over Baptist Bible College on Sept. 23, 2011, at Scranton Municipal Golf Course. ... Shot 77 as the Royals swept a tri-match against Wilkes and King's on April 10, 2012, at Huntsville Golf Club in Dallas, Pa. ... Finished tied for 14th with a pair of 77s in the Glenmaura Invitational at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic, Pa. on April 15-16, 2012; helped the Royals won the team title for the second straight year. ... Capped his season with a pair of 84s in the final two rounds of the Empire 8 Conference Championships at Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pa. on April 21-22, 2012; finished with a four-round total of 329 to finish 19th overall.

Sophomore Year (2010-2011): One of three players to average less than 80 strokes per round... Finished second on the team in strokes per round average at 79.36... Capped off a fine season by finishing tied for second place at the Empire 8 Conference championships with a four-day, 72-hole total of 311... Carded a career-low round of 73 in the first day of competition at the Glenmaura National Collegiate Invitational at Glenmaura National Golf Club on April 10; eventually finished in a tied for 17th place individually to help Royals to a first-place finish for the team title, which Scranton won in a one-hole, cumulaative playoff against McDaniel College after the two teams each shot a 36-hole total of 608... Opened the season with a 78 as the Royals fired a four-score total of 312 to win the title in the 10-team field at the Utica Invitational at the Hidden Valley Golf Course in Whitesboro, New York... Two weeks later, in the first and second rounds of the Empire 8 Conference championships at the Yahnundasis Golf Club in New Hartford, New York, shot 79-74 for a 153  to put himself into prime position for the final 36 holes of competition, which were held on April 16-17 at the Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville, Pennsylvania... In the final round of the Empire 8 championships, fired a 76 to finish five strokes behind eventual champion Tyler McArdell of St. John Fisher... Ended the season with a 78 as the Royals shot a season-low total of 297 to defeat Wilkes University and William Paterson University at the Wilkes-Barre Golf Club in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on April 26.

Freshman Year (2009-2010):  Competed in 10 events... Posted a strokes per round average of 82.16, the third lowest on the team... Carded five sub-80 rounds, including a season-low round of 76 in picking up medalist honors against FDU-Florham and Kean University on April 5 at Morris County Golf Club in Morristown, New Jersey... Finished 25th in the 63-player field at the Empire 8 Championships with a 72-hole total of 344; the first two rounds were played at the Blue Heron Country Club in Macedon, New York on September 19-20, where he was 37th after the first 36 holes;  moved up 12 spots by carding a 167 over the final 36 holes held at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club in Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania, on April 17-18... Finished in a 9-way tie for fifth place by shooting a 78 in the 96-golfer field at the Moravian Spring Invitational on April 1 at the Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville, Pennsylvania... Tied for medalist honors with Sean Madden of Wilkes University by firing a 79 in the Royals 325-326 victory over Wilkes on April 9 at the Wilkes-Barre Golf Course... cousin of former Royal golfer Rob Bresnahan.

Career Statistics

Year Round Strokes Average Low Round
2009-2010 12 986 82.16 76, vs. FDU-Florham, Apr. 5
2010-2011 11 873 79.36 73, 1st Round, Glenmaura Nat. Coll. Inv., Apr. 10
2011-2012 14 1121 80.07 72, vs. Baptist Bible, Scranton Municipal, Sept. 23
2012-2013 16 1269 79.31 73, on two occasions
Totals 53 4249
80.16
72, vs. Baptist Bible, Scranton Muncipal, Sept. 23

Awards & Honors
Empire 8 Conference 1st-Team Selection (2011)
Empire 8 Conference Sportsman of the Year (2013)
Empire 8 Conference President's List (Fall Semester, 2012)
University of Scranton Father Fitzpatrick Award male recipient for community service (2013)

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