Andy Shiels
Andy Shiels

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Rockford Boylan

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140


At Memphis
Fall 2004 -
Started in all four of the Tigers' fall events ... Put together two top 10 finishes in his four starts ... Made his collegiate debut by shooting 75-70-72 to finish tied for ninth place at the Radrick Farms Intercollegiate in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... His strong debut helped Memphis tie for first place in Michigan ... Shot rounds of 75-75-77 to tie for 35th place and help lead the Tigers to their second straight tournament title at the Memphis Intercollegiate ... Put together a blistering final round of 65 at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge to take home individual medalist honors, the third different Memphis golfer to finish first at a tournament over the fall, and help lead the Tigers to their third straight tournament victory at the event in St. Charles, Mo. ... Shot a 205 for the tournament (68-72-65) to set a school record for the lowest 54-hole score in school history ... The previous low was 206 ... His 65 was the second lowest round in Tiger history and the lowest of any Tiger golfer this fall ... Fired a final round 70 to tie for 35th at the Landfall Tradition ... Ended the fall with a 72.7 stroke average, third on the team ... Averaged a 71 in his four final rounds of tournaments ... Shot four sub-par rounds and also owned the lowest score in relation to par for a tournament (-8 at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge) of any Tiger golfer over the fall.

Before Memphis
At Rockford Boylan High School -
Was the winner of the 2003 Illinois Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions ... Placed third in the 2003 American Junior Golf Association Chicago Junior and was fourth in the 2003 Illinois High School State Championship ... Holds the course record at the Aldeen Golf Club with a 67 ... Won six tournaments during the summer of 2003 and accumulated a scoring average of 71.5 over his last 21 competitive rounds of the summer ... Won the 2004 AJGA Buick Open and the Illinois Junior Golf Association Tournament of Champions ... Earned four varsity letters on the golf team at Boylan High School ... An all-conference honoree in each of his four years, a conference MVP two times, and an all-state golfer three times ... A 2004 Rolex Junior All-American ... Led his high school team to a state championship in 2002 ... Signed with Memphis during the spring signing period in April 2004 ... An outstanding student, he is currently receiving an honors scholarship at the University of Memphis ... The son of Mark and Barb Shiels, Andy was born on November 15, 1985.

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