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Ryan Cochran
  • 6-3, 185
  • Senior
  • Paducah, Ky. (St. Mary's HS)

At Florida -
(2005-06)
Played as an individual during the SunTrust Gator Invitational... Shot back-to-back rounds of 76 to finished tied for 67th-place.

(2004-05) Named to the 2005 SEC Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll…Saw action in seven of Florida's 14 tournaments…Tied for 48th-place at the SEC Championships by recording rounds of 76-80-79 = 235 (+25)...Notched rounds of 72-82-77 = 231 (+15) to tie for 76th-position at the Puerto Rico Classic…Enjoyed best finish of the season at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate, as he fired rounds of 75-74-75 = 224 to finish at eight-over par in a tie for 32nd-place…Fired a career-best score of 68 in the final round of the SunTrust Gator Invitational to help the Gators to a come-from-behind win over Wake Forest…Shot a 236 (+20) to finish tied for 57th-place at the Isleworth Invitational…Played as an individual at the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate and recorded rounds of 79-73-74 = 226 (+10).

(2003-04) SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Ended the Atlanta Intercollegiate tied for 49th after rounds of 79-70-77 = 226 (+10) …Picked up second under-par round in opening round of Southern Highlands Collegiate before finishing in a tie for 32nd at 222 (+6) …Shot a 247 (+31) to finish 87th at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate…Posted second top-20 finish of his career at the SunTrust Gator Invitational…Shot rounds of 71-71-73 = 215 (+5) to finish 12th…Won three-hole playoff against UNLV's Andres Gonzales to give Florida a 3-2 win and the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship title…Trailed by a pair of strokes after 16 holes and won the final two holes to force a playoff…Was 3-1-0 overall at the Hooters Match Play Championship - just his second tournament of the fall season … Finished in a tie for 35th at Gary Koch Invitational while competing as individual…Three-round score of 222 (+6) included a career-best 69 in the second round.

(2002-03) Competed as an individual and finished tied for 22nd at 222 (+6) at the Atlanta Intercollegiate...Competed as an individual at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate and placed 74th with a 237 (+21)...Went 1-1 in his two matches at the Hooters Match Play Championship...Defeated Washington's Corey Prugh 3 and 2 in the first round and lost to Augusta State's Scott Jamieson in the second round, 3 and 1...Finished tied for 69th at the NCAA Preview with a 246 (+30)...Tied for 70th at the 2002 Carpet Capital Collegiate at 227 (+11)...Finished in a tie for 16th in his first collegiate tournament at the Inverness Invitational by shooting a 222 (+9).

Amateur Competition - Qualified for the 2004 U.S. Amateur, where he advanced to a playoff for the final five spots in the match-play field…Finished tied for 59th at the 2004 Players Amateur by carding rounds of 79-70-78-76 = 303 (+15)…Missed cut at the 2004 Western Amateur after carding rounds of 74-80 = 154…Finished tied for 28th at the Southern Amateur in 2003 with a four-round total of 69-75-72-72 = 288 (+8)…2002 American Junior Golf Association All-American...Finished 25th in the 2002 Northeast Amateur...Placed 35th at the 2002 Porter Cup...Lost to the eventual champion in the second round of match play at the 2001 U.S. Junior Amateur...Fired a four-under par to finish second in the 2001 Golfweek Junior Championship.

Prep - Three-time all-state selection...1999, 2000 and 2001 Kentucky Regional Champion...Finished first in the 1999 Kentucky Invitational Tournament by firing a five-under par...Fourth-place finisher at the 1998 Kentucky State High School Championships with a +4 ... Finished ninth at the 1999 state championships at two-over...Also played basketball in high school...Lexington Herald first-team all-state selection in Kentucky...Louisville Courier Journal first-team all-state selection...Kentucky High School Regional Player of the Year...All-time leading scorer in St. Mary's history...Holds the record for most points scored in a game (54) in the Bluegrass Tournament.


Ryan Cochran - Career Stats
Best Rounds Even or Under
Par Rds.
Top-10
Finishes
Year Tourneys Rds Strokes Avg. 18 54
2002-03 5 18 1,376 76.44 72 222 3 0
2003-04 5 15 1,132 75.47 69 215 3 0
2004-05 6 18 1,376 76.44 68 224 2 0
2005-06 1 3 232 77.33 76 232 0 0
Totals: 17 54 4,116 76.22 68 215 8 0
Best Finish: 12th, SunTrust Gator Invitational 2004
Low Round: 68, SunTrust Gator Invitational 2005
Low Tourney Score: 215 (+5), SunTrust Gator Invitational 2004
2005-06 (Senior Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
2/18-19 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) T67 80-76-76 = 232 (+22)
2004-05 (Junior Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
10/11-12 Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Inter. (Tampa, Fla.) T40th 79-73-74 -226 (+10)
10/25-26 Isleworth Invitational (Orlando, Fla.) T57th 75-78-83 -236 (+20)
11/14-16 Hooters Match Play (Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.)   2-1-0
2/5-6 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) DNF DQ (81)-75-68-224 (+14)
2/20-22 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) T32nd 75-74-75-224 (+8)
2/27-3/1 Puerto Rico Classic (San Juan, Puerto Rico) T76th 72-82-77-231 (+15)
4/15-17 SEC Championships (Sea Island, Ga.) T48th 76-80-79-235 (+25)
2003-04 (Sophomore Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
10/20-21 Gary Koch Invitational (Tampa, Fla.) T35th 74-69-79 - 222 (+8)
1/31 -2/2 SunTrust Gator Invitational (Gainesville, Fla.) 12th 71-71-73 - 215 (+5)
2/8-10 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) 87th 79-76-82 - 247 (+31)
3/12-14 Southern Highlands Collegiate (Las Vegas, Nev.) T32nd 71-75-76 - 222 (+6)
3/29-30 Atlanta Intercollegiate (Stockbridge, Ga.) T49th 79-70-77 - 226 (+10)
2002-03 (Freshman Season)
Date Tournament (Site) Finish (Score)
9/16-17 Inverness Invitational (Toledo, Ohio) 16th 76-74-72 - 222 (+9)
9/27-29 Carpet Capital Collegiate (Dalton, Ga.) T70th 76-72-79 - 227 (+11)
10/7-8 NCAA Fall Preview (Stillwater, Okla.) T69th 81-80-85 - 246 (+30)
2/17-18 Mercedes Benz Collegiate (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) 74th 76-80-81 - 237 (+21)
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