UMES has finished fifth in past four tournaments, top three golfers to compete
Ibe, Kobesova shatter school records for respective teams, golf finishes fifth
Trio of Hawks place within top-20, Odell posts career-best effort
Raad and Veverka to lead team this fall, Cropper opens initial campaign with Hawks
Veverka is top UMES performer with score of 149, Hawks finish in fifth-place
2011-2012: Named UMES Golf Rookie of the Year ... played in two tournaments, finishing in 24th place in the first ever event at the FAMU Spring Invitational, shooting rounds of 82 and 93 for +31.
High School: Lettered four years in golf and baseball at Snow Hill High School ... earned Honorable Mention All-Bayside in golf ... named MVP of the team in 2007, 2009 and 2010 ... school was top-5 in Bayside South Conference in 2007 and 2008 ... was a senior scholar athlete ... listed in top-15 of Bayside South.
Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1993 in Salisbury, Md. ... son of Brian Odell and Anita Dix ... has a sister, Kylie ... major is PGA golf management ... pregame routine includes eating breakfast, using the same ball marker and praying at the tee box ... personal best sports moment was finishing second at his high school tournament and being named All-Bayside ... lists his mother as personal who influences her most for teaching her good values and pushing her to her fullest potential ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is finishing top three in his class ... upon graduation to be a PGA golfer or go to law school ... favorite saying is "All great things had small beginnings" ... hobbies include driving his car ... favorite books are the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling ... favorite movies are "Caddyshack" and "Happy Gilmore" ... personal athletic goal this season is to make the traveling squad ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to win tournaments and be the best collegiate golfer.