Mark Connelly
Mark Connelly
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Niceville, Fla.
High School: Niceville HS / Central Alabama CC

Career: Enters his senior season with a 73.89 career scoring average … the career average is the second best by a Hawk during the NCAA era … his five career eagles are tied for the third most by a Hawk during the NCAA era

2017-18: Earned second-team All-American honors, first-team All-Region honors and first-team All-Conference honors … semifinalist for the Division III Jack Nicklaus Award … appeared in 11 tournaments … averaged 73.32 per round in 28 rounds … the 73.32 average was tied for the fifth best by a Hawk during the NCAA era … earned his first win as a Hawk with a 3-under-par 139 in the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial … placed second in the Emory Invitational with a 1-under 139 and tied for second in the Tournament Town Preview with an even-par 216 … tied for sixth with a 2-over 146 in the Wynlakes Intercollegiate … turned in seven rounds of par or better, including three rounds in the 60s … shot a 3-under 68 in the opening round of the O’Briant-Jensen Memorial and a 2-under 68 in the final round of the Emory Invitational … shot a 3-under 69 in the final round of the Tournament Town Preview

2016-17: Appeared in four tournaments with the varsity and three tournaments with the B-Team … averaged 74.88 per round in 16 rounds … tied for third with a 4-under-par 140 in the Wynlakes Intercollegiate … finished fifth with a 2-under 142 in the Rhodes College Fall Classic … shot two rounds in the 60s, including his best round as a Hawk with a 5-under 67 in the second round of the Rhodes College Fall Classic … shot a 3-under 69 in the first round of the Wynlakes Intercollegiate … named to the USA South Academic All-Conference team  

Prior to Huntingdon: Played golf for Central Alabama Community College

Prep: Lettered in golf at Niceville High School … county and district champions in 2014  

Personal: Son of Chris and Lynette Connelly … has two sisters, Meghan and Mere … father Chris played golf at Tulane … majoring in business administration