Hometown: Penhook, Va
Previous School: Purdue University
Just the Facts
Full Name: Vincent William Nadeau
Birthdate: March 21, 1988
Birthplace: Quebec, Canada
Parents: Louise and Claude
Siblings: Brother, Julian
High School Coach: Rod Warner
Honors and Awards
? 2008 All-CAA First Team
? 2008 Virginia Golf Coaches Association First Team All-State
? 2008 Virginia Sports Information Directors All-State
? Named Big Ten Player of the Week on March 29, 2007
While With the Rams
? Has posted two victories and four top-five finishes in two seasons with VCU.
? Led Rams with 72.66 stroke average as a sophomore.
? Shot career-low 65 during second round of the Palisades Classic (April 13, 2009).
? Won the Frank Landrey Invitational (Oct. 15-16, 2007), shooting 69-71-66—206.
? Also captured the Palisades Intercollegiate (April 14-15, 2008), where he carded 68-71-67—206.
? A year after winning the event, he placed second at the 2009 Palisades Classic (67-65-70—202) to lead the Rams to a team victory.
? Advanced to quarterfinals of VSGA Amateur Championship in summer of 2008. Shot 3-under 139 (69-70) during the stroke play portion of the event.
Prior to VCU
? Set Heritage Hall record with 69.7 scoring average as a senior.
? Played three years of golf and one season of soccer for the Chargers.
? Shot a school-record 64 as a sophomore.
? Won individual district and regional titles as a senior.
? Placed second at Oklahoma State Championship as a senior and was named All-State.
? Won eight of 11 tournaments as a senior.
Getting to Know Vincent Nadeau
? Was born in Quebec.
? Transferred to VCU after one season at Purdue.
? Was the runner-up for Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2007.
? Is a Dean’s List student.
? Names PGA Tour pro Scott Verplank as the best athlete he’s competed against.