Grant Engel
Grant Engel
Birth Date: Nov. 9, 1995
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair
Major: Finance

2016-17: Received the MAC Commissioner's Award ... Named to MAC Honor Roll ... Earned both Fall and Spring Athletics Director Honor Roll selection ... Earned both Fall and Spring Dean's List honors ... Saw action in five events (16 rounds) ... Averaged 77.56 strokes per 18 holes ... Tied for 38th at the 2017 MAC Championships (April 28-30) after carding a 309 (+21) ... Shot a season-low round of 71 (-1) in the secound round of the MAC Championships.

2015-16: Saw action in all nine events (25 rounds) … Averaged 75.16 strokes per 18 holes … Posted a season-best individual finish of 15th at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate (Mar. 20-22) ... Recorded a season-low round of 68 (+3) in round three of the Kingsmill Intercollegiate … Tallied a two round career-best score of 148 (+6) at the Hoosier Invitational (Apr. 2-3).

2014-15: Saw action in all eight events (22 rounds) … Averaged 76.27 strokes per 18 holes … Posted a season-best individual finish of fifth at the Firestone Invitational (Oct. 6-7) with a career-best 216 (E) three round score … Recorded a season low round of 68 (-4) in round three of the Firestone Invitational … Tallied a two round season-best score of 149 ( +9) at the Greenbrier Invitational (Apr. 13-14) … Carded a 310 (+22) at the 2015 MAC Championships (May 1-3) to finish 38th.

Prior to Ohio: Won the PIAA Class AAA state title as a senior ... Shot a two-day total of 174 (+5), winning by 2 strokes, to claim individual medalist honors and become the third PIAA champion in Upper St. Clair history ... As a senior, also shot a three-under par 69 to help the Panthers win the WPIAL Class AAA team trophy at Cedar Brook Golf Course and put together a 75 during USC's run to the PIAA State Title...2013 WPGA Junior Player of the Year ... Selected to compete in the CR Miller Memorial Match Play Invitational as a junior, which features the top-16 junior golfers in Western Pennsylvania ... After defeating the top-seeded golfer in that event, earned an invitation to play in the prestigious West Penn Williamson Team Cup ... Spearheaded Upper St. Clair's "Birdies For A Cause" initiative, which has raised more than $10,000 for both the Autism Society of Pittsburgh and for colorectal cancer research at the Allegheny Health Network ... His involvement in the program earned him the "Young Achiever" honor from the Pittsburgh Tribune.

Personal: Born Nov. 9, 1995 ... Son of Bob and Deborah Engle ... Has three sisters, Catherine, Elizabeth and Meredith ... Sister, Meredith, plays golf at Seton Hill ... Majoring in finance ... Enjoys relaxing, spending time with friends, playing pick-up sports and playing EA Sports FIFA video game series ... Plays golf out of St. Clair Country Club.