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Yaroslav Merkulov
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
City/State: Penfield, N.Y.
High School: Penfield
Experience: High School
Yaroslav Merkulov Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/16/2013
2012-13: Played in two tournament for a total of four rounds while continuing to recover from a wrist injury ... missed the entire fall schedule with the injury ... played one round in the rain-shortened Heel Devil Individual ... also played in The Aggie Invitational.

2011-12: Played 21 rounds over seven tournaments ... had a 73.9 stroke average with three under-par rounds and two even-par efforts ... fired a a six-under 207 (72-67-68) to finish tied for seventh at the Irish Creek Collegiate ... closed the year with three rounds in the 60s ... went 1-3 at the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship ... battled illness and injuries throughout his sophomore season.

SUMMER, 2011: Finished tied for eighth at the Monroe Invitational with a 70-72-72-67=281 (+1) ... was in contention at the John Ryan Memorial RDGA before withdrawing due to injury after the third round.

2010-11: Named to the All-ACC Academic team ... posted a 73.1 stroke average ... led the team in greens in regulation (.652) ... tied for second with six rounds in the 60s, matching a Duke freshman record in the process ... posted 14 rounds of even-par or better golf, second-most by a Duke freshman ... shot 73-68-68=209 (-4) to tie for second at the Irish Creek Collegiate ... third on the team with eight under-par rounds ... shot a three-under 67 at the Fighting Illini Invitational in his first collegiate round ... went on to finish tied for seventh with a 212 ... halved a match with Johan Debeer (TCU) in his only match play competition of the season.

SUMMER, 2010: Shot 71-73-69=213 (E) to finish tied for 12th and reach match play at the Western Amateur ... posted a 2 and 1 win in the opening round before falling in the quarterfinals of match play ... finished tied for 33rd at the Porter Cup with a 72-72-70-66=280 (E) ... tied for fourth at the TOYOTA Junior World Cup in Japan with an eight-under 276 (69-70-69-68) ... top finisher for the U.S. team, which placed second overall.

PREP: Six-time letterwinner at Penfield High School ... named to the all-state team five times (2006-10) ... All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... boasted a 36.7 stroke average as a senior ... led Penfield to the New York state championships in 2010, sinking a putt on the final hole to secure the title ... had a 35.5 stroke average in 2009, helping his team to the Section V team championship ... recorded stroke averages of 36.0 and 37.0 as a sophomore and freshman.

JUNIOR GOLF: Received the Byron Nelson International Junior Golf Award in 2010 ... rated No. 3 in the Polo Golf rankings ... 2009 Rolex Jr. first team All-America ... shot 72-70-71=213 to finish as the runner-up at the 2009 Junior PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass ... had five top 20 finishes in 2009 ... a member of the 2009 Canon Cup, compiling a 3-0-1 record at the event ... won the 87th New York State Amateur, tying for the youngest champion in tournament history at 17-years-old ... two-time winner of the New York State Junior Amateur ... also won the 2006 New York State Boy’s Amateur.

PERSONAL: Born on February 28, 1992 in Smolensk, Russia … son of Steve and Tanya Coryell … father, Steve, is a pharmacist … mother, Tanya, is a physician’s assistant … has an older sister, Katya … National Honor Society member ... High Honor Roll in every quarter of high school ... hobbies include basketball, soccer, weight lifting and ultimate frisbee ... favorite athlete is Tiger Woods.

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