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2013-14 (So.): Managed a 77.19 scoring average over 10 stroke-play events … led Ball State with a tie for 13th at the MAC Championships (May 2-4), marking his best result of the season ... fired a career-best round of 70 on day two of the MAC Championships ... went 2-0-1 at the Mid-American Match Play (Feb. 10-11) to help Ball State to the title ... earned a critical halve in his second-round match to help the Cardinals advance to the finals ... tied for 33rd at the Northern Intercollegiate (Sept. 6-8) with his best career 54-hole score of 225 ... tied for 40th at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (Oct. 21-22) and 43rd at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate (Oct. 14-15).

2012-13 (Fr.): Played in a total of five events and logged a 77.67 stroke average ... posted his best result with a second-place finish out of 23 golfers at the Butler Spring Invitational (April 18), where he competed as an individual ... managed his best round of the season at the Butler event with a 73 in the rain-shortened, 18-hole tournament ... competed for the first time as part of the Ball State lineup at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (Sept. 16-18), carding a 54-hole total of 232 at the event ... played as an individual at the Northern Intercollegiate (Sept. 8-9), the Firestone Invitational (Oct. 8-9) and the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational (Oct. 15-16) in addition to the Butler Spring Invite.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters for coach Jack Herlan ... won the individual New York State Catholic Championship as a freshman in 2009 ... helped St. Joseph's to two Monsignor Martin League titles (2011 and 2012) ... named to the All-Monsignor Martin League Team all four years of his high school career.

SUMMER GOLF: Won the 2011 New York State Golf Association Junior Amateur championship ... named the 2011 Buffalo District Golf Association Junior Player of the Year and Tonawanda News Golfer of the Year ... was runner-up in the 2012 International Junior Masters, the oldest international junior invitational in North America ... advanced to the round of 16 at the International Junior Masters a year earlier ... participated in the 54th Porter Cup, an elite amateur tournament at Niagara Falls Country Club, where he was the youngest player in the field ... became the youngest player to make the cut at the New York State Men's Amateur in 2011 ... won the 2012 Buffalo District Golf Association Tournament of Champions.

PERSONAL: Son of Roger and Olivia Smith Blackwell ... three sisters and one brother ... born Dec. 30, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y. ... father played basketball at Boston University ... full name is James Oliver Blackwell.

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