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Jake Shuman
Player Profile:
Jake Shuman 1897191
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
City/State: Needham, Mass.
High School: Needham

SUMMER 2016: Competed at the 2016 U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. … tied for the stroke play title at the Massachusetts Amateur Championship after setting a Taconic Golf Club course record with a 64 (-7) in the first round … advanced to the round of 16 in match play at the Mass Am.

2015-16: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team for the second consecutive year … posted a 72.97stroke average in 33 rounds over 12 tournaments … turned in three top-five finishes and a pair of top-10 showings … recorded 13 rounds at par or better, including six rounds in the 60s … tied for second at the ACC Championship with a nine-under total of 207 (69-71-67), matching the ninth-best 54-hole score in relation to par in Duke history … shared second place at the Princeton Invitational, carding a total of 135 (65-70, -7) … tied for third at the East Carolina Intercollegiate with a total of 222 (+6) … tied for ninth at the Cape Fear National Intercollegiate with a two-over 218 (72-73-73) … recorded a 10th-place tie at the Rod Myers Invitational with a total of 217 (74-68-75, +1) … member of the Duke contingent at the NCAA Stillwater Regional.

SUMMER 2015: Tied for second at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship with a six-under 281.

2014-15: ACC All-Academic Team ... played a team-high 36 rounds and ranked second on the team with a 73.4 stroke average ... had 14 rounds at par or better, including four rounds in the 60s ... produced two top-10 finishes ... best finish was a tie for fourth at the Blue Devil Spring Shootout, shooting an even-par 72 ... shared eighth place at the Rod Myers Invitational with a 71-71=142 (-2) ... tied for 16th at the NCAA Championships, carding a score of 69-78-71-71=289 (+1).

SUMMER 2014: Advanced to the semifinals of the 106th Massachusetts Amateur Championship at Kernwood Country Club ... fired a one-under 139 to tie for second during stroke play before claiming three match play victories.

PREP: Four-year letterwinner and team MVP at Needham for coach Adam Cole ... a part of three Bay State Conference Championship teams ... won two MIAA individual state titles ... three-time Boston Globe All Scholastic team selection ... named Bay State MVP as a freshman and senior ... Boston Globe Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... named Massachusetts Golf Association Junior Player of the Year in 2013 ... led his team to a 12-2 record and the Bay State Conference championship in 2013 ... posted a 34.8 stroke average and won the MIAA State Championship as an individual as a senior ... recorded a 36.1 stroke average as a junior ... guided Needham to a 12-2 mark and the Bay State Conference title ... also claimed the individual state championship in 2012 ... as a sophomore helped Needham to a 9-5 record and a conference championship ... competed in teh MIAA State Championship as a freshman ... helped the school to an 8-6 record overall in 2010.

JUNIOR GOLF: Ranked 94th in the 2014 recruiting class by Golfweek ... captain of Team Massachusetts in 2013, leading the team to a win at the New England Junior Amateur ... co-captain on Team New England in 2013, leading the team to a victory against Team USA in the John D. Mineck DBC Cup.

PERSONAL: Born Jacob Gregory Shuman on November 21, 1995 in Boston, Mass. .. son of Jim and Ann Shuman ... father, Jim, played college basketball at Buffalo State College ... has two sisters, Becca and Molly ... four-year honor roll student ... received the Needham Citizens Award as a freshman ... co-founder of Key for Hope Club ... volunteer camp counselor at Needham Project Van ... also played AAU basketball for the Massachusetts Blue Devils ... selected to play for the Needham Little League baseball team that reached the Little League World Series in Williamsport twice ... enjoys playing basketball and ping pong and watching movies ... favorite athlete is Tom Brady.



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