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Kerry Sweeney

Kerry  Sweeney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Fla.

High School:
Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy

Last College:
Eastern Florida State College

Experience:
1L

Graduated:
2014

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

05/17/2017

Post Round Quotes: Chris Malloy

Post Round Quotes: Chris Malloy

2017-18 (SENIOR): Competed in three of four tournaments posting a 74.11 stroke average ... At the time, carded his best single round score of the fall with a 1-under (71) for a 223 overall score at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate. Went on to post a new career-low single round 64 at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational to contribute to his lowest 54 shot at 12-under with a 204 to tie for 8th. 

2016-17 (JUNIOR): 
One of three golfers to play in all 14 tournaments ... Finished with a 72.78 stroke average, the third-best on the team … Used a career-low 67 in the final round of the NCAA Austin Regional to shoot a 54-hole score of 216 (73-76-67), tying for 22nd individually and helping the Rebels advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2001 ... Posted a 70-75-69--214 at the SEC Championship, the second-lowest score on the squad ... Tied for 11th while competing as an individual at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic with a career-best 70-70-73--213 ... Led the Rebels at the Puerto Rico Classic to kick off the spring, shooting a 75-68-72--215 ... Placed T7th at the FAMC Intercollegiate at the Grove with a score of 74-69-74—217 to lead Ole Miss to a first-place finish … Fired a season-low score of 67 in the opening round of the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic to finish in 12th place … Finished T18th at the Warrior Princeville Makai Intercollegiate … Fired a 4-under 68 in the second round of The Invitational at the Ocean Course to finish T33rd … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended Eastern Florida State College … Won the 2015 and 2016 NJCAA Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award … The only NJCAA player to win consecutive Jack Nicklaus Awards … Won the 2016 NJCAA Individual Championship with a 7-under 65 in the final round … Post three runner-up finishes in 2016 and finished in the top-10 eight times … 2015 Phil Mickelson Award winner as the most outstanding freshman at the junior college level ...

HIGH SCHOOL: 2013 Florida Class A High School Champion at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy… 2014 Suntree Country Club Champion.

PERSONAL: Son of John and Samantha Sweeney ... Born February 3, 1996 ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts

SEIPLE BY THE NUMBERS

YEAR ROUNDS AVG.
2017-18 (Senior) 9 74.11
2016-17 (Junior) 41 72.78


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Low 18 (Single Round) 64 (Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational, 2017-18)
Low 54 (Tournament) 204 (Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational, 2017-18)
Best Individual Finish T7th (FAMC Intercollegiate at the Grove, 2016-17)
Top Five Finishes 0
Top 10 Finishes 2
Top 20 Finishes 7

 

    • 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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