As a Senior in 2010-11: Competed in ten events and carded a 76.4 stroke average in 30 rounds of play...tied for 24th at the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational with rounds of 74, 72 and 70 (216, +6)...carded rounds of 78, 76 and 80 to tie for 67th at The Prestige at PGA West (224, +18)...tied for 14th at the Isleworth Collegiate firing rounds of 75, 71 and 76 (222, +6)...carded rounds of 77, 71 and 76 at the Gifford Collegiate to finish tied for 30th (224, +11)...had best finish of season to par at the Amer Ami Invitational with rounds of 74, 71 and 72 (217, +1)...tied for 51st at the USC Collegiate Invitational with rounds of 73, 80 and 72 (225, +12)...rebounded from an opening round 79 at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate to post rounds of 73 and 74 to tie for 30th (236, +23)...shot first round 69 at Pac-10 Championships en route to season best tie for 11th (284, +4)...69 was lowest round of the season...carded rounds of 72, 78 and 74 at the NCAA Central Regional to tie for 41st (224, +11).
As a Junior in 2009-10: Second team All-Pac-10 selection...also honored as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America scholar...played in all 11 events and carded a stroke average of 71.6 for his 34 rounds of competition...stroke average tied for the second best on teh team along with Joseph Bramlett...posted three top-10 finishes on the year, highlighted by a fifth place showing at the NCAA Central REgional in South Bend, Ind....solid closer who carded a 69.4 stroke average in seven final rounds during the spring season...was Stanford's top finisher at the Fighting Illini Invitational, where he tied for sixth at 214 (+4) on rounds of 72, 71, and 71...tied for 37th at The Prestige (224: +8) on rounds 71, 79, and 74...finished seven over (68-74-81-223) to place 19th at the Isleworth Collegiate...entered the ifnal round three strokes off the lead before finishing 19th after a final round 81...tied for 23rd at the Gifford Intercollegiate at CordeValle...fired rounds of 71, 72, and 72 (215; -1) to help Stanofrd to the team title...finished seven-over to tied for 44th at the Mauna Lani Invitational (77-73-73-2223)...tied for 31st at the USC Invitational with a two-over par score of 215 on rounds of 70, 74, and 71...finished under par in his next four tournaments leading up to the NCAA Championships...shot a brilliant final round 66 to tied for 22nd at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe (73-73-66)...tied for 11th at the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford Gold Course after rounds of 72, 72, and 65 (209; -1)...tied for 10th at the Pac-10 Championsihps at 276 (-8) for 72 holes (66-71-70-69)...posted his third top-10 finish of the year at the NCAA Central REgional in South Bend...shot a three under 207 on rounds of 71, 67, and 69 to finish fifth...tied for 41st at the NCAA Championships at 217 (+1) on rounds of 72, 71, and 74.
As a Sophomore in 2008-09: First team All-Pac-10 Conference selection...led the team in stroke average (72.58) in 12 events on the year...enjoyed five top-10 finishes on the year and captured his first collegiate event at the USC/Ashworth Invitational ay North Ranch Country Club...carded six rounds in 60's...opened the year tying for 22nd at the Fightin' Illini Invitational (73-74-70-217)...closed well at the The Prestige at PGA West, carding a final round of 70 after rounds of 77 and 73...tied for 20th at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational on rounds of 73, 74 and 76 (223)...opened the spring in fine fashion by tying for seventh at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational...shot three straight 71's on the Mauna Lani North...marked the first of five straight top-10 finishes...broke through with his first collegiate victory at the USC/Ashworth Invitational at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, Calif....opened with a 71 before securing the title with rounds of 68 and 65...his final round 65 was a career-low in collegiate competition...finished tied for 10th in the medal play portion of the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championships (72-74-146)...tied for fourth at both the U.S. Collegiate Championships (70-71-75-216) and the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford (68-66-68-202)...tied for 44th at the Pac-10 Championships, 37th at the NCAA Southwest Regional and 30th at the NCAA Championships.
As a Freshman in 2007-08: An All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection ... competed in nine events, including the NCAA Championships ... recorded a stroke average of 74.1 ... scored two even-par and six under-par rounds over 28 tries ... earned best finish (t-7th) at Stanford's U.S. Intercollegiate ... finished in the top 10 at the U.S. Collegiate Championship (3/26) and in the top 25 of the USC/Ashworth Collegiate Invitational (3/4)... best score was a 65, shot in second round of the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational (2/7), the 10th best round in Stanford history ... recorded his lowest three round total of 211 on two occasions, the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational (2/8) and the U.S. Intercollegiate Invitational.
Amateur Competition Beyond Stanford: Won both the 2009 Colorado Golf Association Stroke Play and Match Play Championships...became just the ninth player to win both events in the same year and the first to accomplish the feat since Brandt Jobe in 1985...carded rounds of 69, 70, 67 and 67 to claim the Stroke Play title at the Lakewood Country Club...defeated Tom Gempel one-up in the 36-hole final of the CGA Match Play championships at the Bear Creek Golf Club in Denver...was two down with three holes remaining to claim the title...qualified for the 2009 U.S. Amateur...also competed in the 2009 Western Amateur but missed the 36-hole cut...shot rounds of 72 and 74 at the 2009 Southern Amateur at the Colonial Country Club in Memphis, Tenn. but missed the cut...reached the fourth round of the 2009 British Amateur where he fell to eventual runner-up, Darren Renwick... advanced to the second round of match play competition at the 2008 North & South Men's Amateur Championships ... tied for 10th at both the 2008 Pacific Coast Amateur (-4, 276) and the 2008 Colorado Open (-3 281).
High School and Personal Data: A four-year letterwinner at Legacy High School in Broomfield, Colo. ... captained the squad as a senior ... earned first team All-Front Range League honors all four years ... a three-time League Champion ... a two-time Colorado State Champion and three-time All-State honoree ... named State Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006 ... posted a 70.1 stroke average as a senior...parents are Mark and Janice Ziegler ... has two older sisters, Sarah and Anna, and an older brother, Joe ... enjoys playing basketball...majoring in business.