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Ben Wolcott

Ben  Wolcott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dickson, Tenn.

High School:
Dickson County

Experience:
2L

05/29/2017

Thornberry, Wolcott Named To PING Southeast All-Region Team

Multiple Rebels Named PING All-Region For First Time In Program History

05/28/2017

Thornberry To Compete For NCAA Title On Memorial Day

Ole Miss Misses Cut To End Record-Breaking Season

05/27/2017

Thornberry One Off Lead Headed Into Third Round

Rebels Eight Strokes Off Cut Line

05/26/2017

Thornberry Fires Opening Round 66 To Lead NCAA Championships

First Round Postponed due to Darkness, Play to Resume at 6:45AM

05/25/2017

No. 18 Ole Miss Set For NCAA Championships

Rebels Tee Off FIrst Round At 6:45AM

2016-17 (SENIOR)
Finished the season ranked No. 66 by golfweek.com … Earned PING Southeast All-Region and second team All-SEC honors ... Played in all 14 tournaments and finished with the second-best stroke average for Ole Miss at 71.39 ... Placed T15th at the NCAA Austin Regional with a 68-72-72--212 to help Ole Miss advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2001 ... Won back-to-back tournaments to earn the first two medals of his career ... Shot a 70-70-67--210 to win the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic and also lead the Rebels to the team tournament title ... Captured medalist honors at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with a career-low 209 (67-68-69) that included an opening-round 67 that tied his best career round ... Earned his best finish of the fall at the Marquette Intercollegiate at T3rd with a score of 71-69-68—208 as Ole Miss finished in second place ... Also set a season-low for a tournament total score at 208 and round of 18 score of 68 in the final round … Finished t4th at the Franklin American Mortgage Company to help Ole Miss earn their first win of the 2016-17 season with a score of 72-21-73—216 ... Placed t8th at The Invitational at the Ocean Course with a score of 70-70-73—213 to lead Ole Miss to a 2nd-place finish ... Scored a 72-70-72—214 at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic to finish T13 to help Ole Miss notch their second win of the season ...  Fired a 3-under par 69 in the opening round of the Warrior Princeville Makai Intercollegiate to finish t18 in the Rebels 3rd win of the season ... Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16 (JUNIOR)

Competed in all 11 tournaments ... Finished with a 74.00 stroke average ... Was the Rebels' top finisher in three tournaments ... Post a career-best T3rd place finish at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate with a season-low score of 69-73-69--211 ... Finished T9th at the Shoal Creek Invitational with a score of 75-70-72--217 ... Placed T19th at the Erin Hills Intercollegiate, highlighted by a season-low score of 68 in the final round ...  Finished T28th at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate

2014-15 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in all 12 tournaments ... Led the Rebels with a 71.72 stroke average ... Was the Rebels' top finisher in three tournaments ... Posted one top five, two top 10 and seven top-20 finishes ... Finished in the top 30 in nine tournaments ... Posted first career top-five finish with a 71-70-69--210 at the Old Waverly Invitational ... Finished T9th at the South Alabama Invitational with a 76-71-70--217 ... Fired a three-round score of 74-67-70--211 and finished T11th at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate ... Tied for 16th place at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate with a 71-71-71--213 ... Finished 18th at the Dick's Challenge Cup with a score of 70-78-70--218 ... Notched a 25th-place finish at the Shoal Creek Invitational with a score of 70-77-76--223.

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in nine tournaments as a true freshman ... Finished with a 73.96 stroke average ... Posted three top-20 finishes on the year ... Posted a 12th-place finish in the individual tournament at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate with a score of 75-77-75--227 ... Was the Rebels' top finisher at the Querencia Cabo Intercollegiate with a three-round total of 74-73-73--220 ... Tied for 15th place at the NCAA Regional Preview ... Posted season-low tournament scores of 218 at the NCAA Regional Preview and Princeville Warrior Classic ... Fired a season-low single round score of 68 in the second round at the NCAA Regional Preview.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Attended Dickson County High School ... Ranked the No. 1 golfer in the state of Tennessee by the Tennessee Golf Association ... Earned four victories on the US Junior Golf Tour ... Tied for first at the AJGA Music City Junior ... Won 12 USJGT career events ... Named the USJGT Player of the Year three times ... One of only two players in USJGT history to be named Boys High School Player of the Year twice.

PERSONAL
Son of Bob and Valarie Wolcott ... Born June 20, 1995 ... Majoring in Business.

WOLCOTT BY THE NUMBERS

YEAR ROUNDS AVG.
2016-17 (Senior) 41 71.39
2015-16 (Junior) 33 74.00
2014-15 (Sophomore) 36 71.72
2013-14 (Freshman) 27 73.96

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Low 18 (Single Round) 67 (4x, MR: Hootie at Bulls Bay, 2016-17)
Low 54 (Tournament) 204 (Hootie at Bulls Bay, 2016-17)
Best Individual Finish 1st (2X, MR: Hootie at Bulls Bay, 2016-17)
Top Five Finishes 7
Top 10 Finishes 9
Top 20 Finishes 23

    • A Closer Look: Safeties

      Friday, January 19, 2018 - Football

      Top Performers: Zedrick Woods (64 tackles, four break ups, four deflections) C.J. Moore (51 tackles, three interceptions) Returning in 2018: Zedrick Woods (Sr., 3L) Jaylon Jones (Jr., 2L), Cam Ordway (Sr., 3L), C.J. Moore (Sr., 3L), Armani Linton (Jr.,... read more

    • A Closer Look: Cornerbacks

      Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Football

      This is the eighth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Myles Hartsfield (29 solo tackles, 14 assisted tackles, 43... read more

    • A Closer Look: Linebackers

      Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Football

      This is the seventh of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: DeMarquis Gates (112 tackles, 2 sacks, 10 TFL) Returning... read more

    • A Closer Look: Defensive Line

      Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Football

      This is the sixth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Breeland Speaks (27 solo tackles, 40 assisted tackles, 67... read more

    • A Closer Look: Offensive Line

      Monday, January 15, 2018 - Football

      This is the fifth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Returning in 2018: Greg Little (Jr., 2L), Sean Rawlings (Sr., 3L),... read more

    • A Closer Look: Tight Ends

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      This is the fourth of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Dawson Knox (10 catches, 324 yards) Returning in 2018:... read more

    • Luke Named Grand Marshal of Biloxi's Mardi Gras Parade

      Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will return to home to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in February. Luke was named the Neptune Parade Grand Marshal and will lead the Krew of Neptune's annual Mardi Gras Parade. The parade is... read more

    • A Closer Look: Wide Receivers

      Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - Football

      This is the third of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performers: A.J. Brown (75 catches, 1,252 yards, 11 touchdowns), DaMarkus... read more

    • A Closer Look: Quarterbacks

      Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - Football

      This is the second of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Ta'amu (115-of-173, 1,682 yards, 11 touchdowns, four interceptions)... read more

    • A Closer Look: Running Backs

      Monday, January 8, 2018 - Football

      This is the first of a 10-part position-by-position series looking back at the 2017 season, as well as previewing what lies ahead for Ole Miss football in 2018. Top Performer: Jordan Wilkins (155 carries, 1,011 rushing yards (6.5 avg.),... read more

    • Tyree Aiming to Become Vocal Leader for Ole Miss

      Sunday, January 7, 2018 -

      Ole Miss needed a lift in the final eight minutes of Saturday's win over Mississippi State. The Rebels trailed 51-42 and were in the midst of a horrible shooting night that had them on the fast track to falling to... read more

    • Luke to be Part of Coaches Film Room During National Title Game

      Saturday, January 6, 2018 - Football

      Ole Miss head coach Matt Luke will participate in ESPN's Coaches Film room during Monday night's national championship game between Georgia and Alabama. The Coaches Film room is part of ESPN's MegaCast for the championship game that includes 20... read more

    • Rebels Relying on Guard Play Against Mississippi State

      Friday, January 5, 2018 -

       Andy Kennedy has made his team's path to success this season abundantly clear. Ole Miss has to play with a blue-collar mentality on the defensive end and needs its guards to carry most of the scoring load. The latter was part... read more

    • NFL Rebels: Adeboyejo's Christmas Surprise

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Football

      The waiter began removing the clean plates and silverware from the three empty seats on the white cloth. There was no need for them. The only chair occupied at this four-person table at Sonny Lee's Hunan Taste restaurant in... read more

    • Ole Miss Begins SEC Play Against South Carolina

      Saturday, December 30, 2017 - Men's Basketball

      Ole Miss begins a new segment of its season on Sunday and arguably its most important one as South Carolina comes to The Pavilion to tip off SEC play. It was an up-and-down non-conference season for the Rebels who lost three games at... read more

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