Ken Keller
Ken Keller
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Cardinal Mooney
Major: Business Administration

2017-18 (Freshman): Participated in 11 tournaments and 29 rounds...averaged 77.3 strokes per round...finished in the top 20 twice and once in the top 10...was YSU's top finisher on three occasions...was his team's top finisher at the Southern Intercollegiate with a two-round 158 (77-81)...carded his second-career eagle in the second round...that was his second eagle in three days as he earned the first of his career during a third-round 73 at the Jackrabbit Invitational two days prior...earned a season-best, ninth-place finish at the Towson Invitational with a two-round 151 (76-75)...finished tied for 19th at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate with a 219 (76-74-69)...third-round 69 (-1) was a season best and the team's lowest individual single-round score of the season...total of 219 was the team's lowest three-round score of the season...finished tied for 24th at the Titans Motown Collegiate with a 233 (75-77-81)…shot a two-round 145 (75-70) at the Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational...second-round 70 tied for the team's second-best, single-round score of the season...earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead Cardinal Mooney to the Ohio Division II State Championships as a sophomore in 2014...shot a two-round total of 157 (78-79) to finish sixth while the Cardinals placed 10th...earned second-team all-state honors that year...finished second in the Ohio Junior Championship with a two-round 145 (73-72) during the summer of 2017.

PERSONAL: Major is business administration...is the 2017-18 recipient of the Tony Joy Sr. Golf Scholarship.

More about Ken:

Why I chose YSU: Good facilities, good housing, great campus, good education, strong golf program and a scholarship offer.

Best thing about Coach Joy is: He knows my capability and will do whatever he can to help me reach my goals.

Best thing about being a Penguin golfer: I get to travel and compete against the best.

Best thing about going to YSU: Friendly atmosphere and I know a lot of people.

At 150 yards, I pull out my: Pitching wedge.

My favorite club in my bag is my: Putter

My favorite golf course: Oakmont Country Club (Oakmont, Pa.)

Favorite golfer: Was Tiger Woods, now I like Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy.

Golf supersistions/rituals: None reallly.

Person I would love to play a round of golf with: Arnold Palmer

My greatest sports moment: Signing here.

Best career competitive round: 67 (-5) at Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio.

Hobbies: Playing Call of Duty, playing hoops and hanging with friends.

Post-college plans/ambitions: Find a good job and continue my life through the game of golf.