Matt Ball Jr.
|High School:||Grove Avenue Christian School|
Just the facts
Name: Matthew Christian Ball
Born: Dec. 24, 1991
Birthplace: Richmond, Va.
Parents: Matt and Kim Ball
Siblings: Adam (17)
Honors and Awards
- 2011 All-CAA First Team
- The Family Business (Around The Horns)
- Ball, Jargen Land All-CAA Awards
- Ball Sparks VCU on Final Day at Pinehurst
- Led team with 74.00 stroke average.
- Earned runner-up honors after playoff at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate (74-72-66=212). Fired season-low 66 during the final round on Pinehurst No. 6.
- Placed ninth at CAA Championships at Pinehurst No. 8 (75-76-73=224).
- Finished 14th at UNC Greensboro Bridgestone Classic (72-70-70=212).
Prior to VCU
- Placed 20th in a field stocked with collegians at the 2009 Eastern Amateur.
- Posted a top 25 finish at the 2009 State Open of Virginia.
- In the summer of 2009, he played 28 competitive rounds and recorded a stroke average of 71.52.
- Reached a sudden-death playoff at the North/South Junior Tournament after carding a final-round 69 at Pinehurst #2.
Getting to know Matthew Ball
- Oldest son of VCU Head Coach Matt Ball.
- Once worked as a golf cart attendant at Willow Oaks Country Club.
|MATT BALL JR. - CAREER STATISTICS|
|Year || Starts || Rounds || Strokes || Average || Low Rd. || Wins || Top 5 ||Top 15|
|2010-11||11 ||33 ||2,442 ||74.00 ||66 ||0 ||1 ||3|
|Totals||11 ||33 ||2,442||74.00 ||66 ||0 ||1 ||3|