Ricky Schmidt
Ricky Schmidt
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vernon Hills, Ill.
High School: Vernon Hills
Major: Communication/Politics
CAREER STATS
YEAR ROUNDS STROKES LOW EVENTS WIN TOP 5 TOP 10 TO PAR AVG.
2015-16 21 1690 75 12 1 1 2 +9 80.48
2016-17 21 1689 73 12 - 2 3 +9 80.43
2017-18 22 1728 74 13 - - 2 +7 78.55
2018-19 20 1512 68 11 1 2 5 +4 75.60
CAREER 84 6619 68 48 2 5 12 +7 78.80

 

AWARDS
YEAR AWARDS
2015-16 1st varsity letter 
Forester Athlete of the Week (April 28)
2016-17 2nd varsity letter
Lake Forest College All-Sportsmanship Team
All-Midwest Conference (t-5th)
2017-18 3rd varsity letter
All-Midwest Conference (10th)
2018-19 4th varsity letter
Forester Athlete of the Week (Oct. 4)
Midwest Conference Player of the Year
All-Midwest Conference (2nd)
Team's Most Valuable Player

 

OTHER NOTABLES
YEAR NOTES
2015-16 Played in each event on the Lake Forest schedule
Ranked third on the team in scoring average
Finished no worse than tied-for-fourth on the team in any event
Opened with a season-best 75 in collegiate debut at Carthage/Tim Kopka Memorial Tournament on Sept. 11
Fired consecutive 78s to tie for 25th out of 85 players at Wisconsin Lutheran Fall Invitational Sept. 20-21
Tied for first on the team and 22nd out of 78 players overall with a 156 at the two-day MSOE Invitational Oct. 4-5
Was the Foresters' top player at the Prairie Fire Classic March 24-25
Tied for 29th out of 80 golfers with a 79 at the Carthage Spring Invitational on April 19
Matched season-best score of 75 on day two and was the medalist at the 42-player St. Norbert Invitational Aoril 23-24
Placed tied-for-19th out of 47 golfers at the Midwest Conference Championships April 28-30
2016-17 Appeared in every event for the second straight season
Ranked third on the team in scoring average with fifth-best mark in team history
Finished among the top three on the squad in eight tournaments
Tied for 23rd out of 82 players at the Wisconsin Lutheran Fall Invitational Sept. 25-26
Posted a season-low round of 73 on day one of the Prairie Fire Invitational on March 31
Finished tied-for-13th out of 100 competitors at the Prairie Fire Invitational March 31-April 1
Led the Foresters, carded a 76, and was tied-for-16th at the 69-golfer Carthage College Spring Invitational on April 18
Tied for first on the team and 13th out of 61 players overall after back-to-back 79s at the Blueboy Invite April 21-22
Led the team and finished fourth at the 25-player St. Norbert Invitational April 29-30
Fired a 76 on day one and placed tied-for-fifth at the Midwest Conference Championship Tournament May 4-6
54-hole score of 239 at the MWC Championships ranks fourth in program history 
2017-18 Competed in each of the team's events for the third year in a row
Ranked fourth on the team in scoring average with sixth-best mark in program history
Finished in the Foresters' top four in every event
Tied for 36th place out of 175 players at the Midwest Region Classic Sept. 15-16
Was tied-for-22nd at the 103-player Wisconsin Lutheran College Fall Invitational Sept. 24-25
Led the team and finished tied-for-23rd out of 97 golfers overall at the Take Back the Night Challenge April 21-22
Tied for sixth out of 48 players at the Bobcat Invitational on April 27
Finished tied-for-12th out of 67 golfers at the Forester Spring Invite on April 29
Placed 10th at the Midwest Conference Championships May 3-5 and three-day score of 231 ranks third in program history
Competed in the NCAA Division III Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, May 15-16
2018-19