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Albert Jennings
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.
High School: Homestead
Major: Family and Consumer Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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Albert Jennings Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 09/06/2011

2013-14 (So.): Played in five events, all during the spring season ... managed a 76.91 stroke average ... placed third at the Earl Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational (April 21-22) for the best finish of his career ... recorded a career-best 54-hole total of 215 at the Yestingsmeier and two career-low rounds of 71 ... tied for 16th at the Butler Spring Invitational (March 24) ... earned a spot in the lineup for the MAC Championships (May 2-4) ... went 1-1-1 at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 10-11), including a critical halve of his second-round match, to help Ball State to the team title.

2012-13 (Fr.): Competed in two events as an individual and managed a 74.50 stroke average ... played his first collegiate tournament at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16), tying for 19th at 12-over par 222 ... his season-best round of 73 came in the second round of the Yestingsmeier ... also played in the Butler Spring Invitational (April 18).

2011-12: Redshirted at Ball State.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from Homestead High School in 2010 . . . tied for ninth at the Indiana High School Athletic Association State Championships as a senior in 2010 . . . posted a 74-74=148, and finished behind a couple of current Ball State golfers -- Tyler Merkel (5th tie) and Joe Gasser (7th tie) . . . ninth in the state as a junior with a 70-71-141 . . . named the Fort Wayne Area Player of the Year as a junior and senior . . . named to the IHSAA All-State Team as a senior.

SUMMER GOLF:  Sat out the 2010-11 academic year playing in various junior tournaments, including some on the Future Collegiate World Tour . . . won the FCWT 2010-11 event at Purdue's Kampen Course with a 74-71=145 . . . tied for 10th at the Wigman Golf Club in Arizona in January 2011 with a 78-74=152 . . . posted more than 30 wins in events hosted by the Indiana Junior Golf Association.

PERSONAL:  Son of Al and Carla Jennings . . . four sisters . . . volunteer coach with the Special Olympics . . . coached by Ball State alum and former golf letterman Tim Frazier (1988-91), a former teammate of Ball State head coach Mike Fleck, in high school and junior golf . . . owns a 3.0 grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.0 GPA last fall . . . born May 22, 1992, in Fort Wayne, Ind. . . . full name is Albert Gabriel Jennings III.