Sophomore Carson Schaake leads Iowa with fifth-place finish
Sophomore Carson Schaake shoots one-over-par to lead Iowa in the second round
Junior Nate Yankovich leads Iowa with first-round 70; sits tied for 4th following career-best
Iowa finished in a tie for 6th place in last year's event
Trio selected to 2014-15 Big Ten Men's Golfers to Watch List
John Deere Classic - First Round July 10, 2014 Photos by Brian Ray
Big Ten Golf Championships - Final Round. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 4, 2014.
Big Ten Golf Championships - Day 2. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 3, 2014.
Big Ten Golf Championships - Day 1. Pete Dye Course - French Lick, Ind. May 2, 2014
The Iowa Hawkeyes win the 2014 Hawkeye-Great River Entertainment Invitational
Spring 2014 -- Named to the Division I PING All-Midwest Regional Team... earned career-best finish at Boilermaker Invitational, carding a 215 (+4) and tying for sixth... carded a 66 (-6) in final round of Boilermaker Invitational, the best 18-hole score of the season... tied for 12th at Big Ten Championships, posting a 300 (+12)... placed 15th at Hawkeye-GRE Invitational, firing a 220 (+4)... tied for 32nd at ASU Thunderbird Invitational, carding a 217 (+4)... notched 2-1 record at Big Ten Matchplay Championships... posted 2-0 matchplay record at Big Four Championships... tied for 26th at NCAA Regionals in Columbia, Mo., posting an even-par 216... registered scoring average of 73.16.
2013 Fall -- Shot an eight-over-par 224 (76-77-71) in first career collegiate event at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, tying for 42nd place... carded an eight-over 224 (73-76-75) to tie for 50th at the U.S. Collegiate Championship... fired a season-low even-par 213 (72-70-71) at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate to tie for 29th.
2013 Summer -- Won the I-80 Championship... Won the 34th Annual Zigfield Troy Open... Earned co-medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier a LaGrange Country Club... Placed third a the Illinois State Junior Amateur... Placed third at the Shriners Invitational... Placed fourth at the AJGA Quad Cities Tournament... Placed 11th at the Will County Amateur... Placed 20th at the Illinois Amateur... Competed in the AJGA FootJoy Invitational... Competed in the Rolex Tournament of Champions... Competed in the Western Junior Championship... Competed at the U.S. Amateur.
High School -- Ranked first in the state of Illinois and 37th in the country for the class 2013 in the AJGA Polo Golf Rankings... Won the AJGA Boyne Highlands Championship (76-68-68)... won the 2012 Illinois Junior Amateur (71-67-72)... qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur after winning the Illinois qualifier (70-73)... won the MAJGT Windy City Open (71-66)... won the PJGT John Deere Classic (70-74)... placed 13th at the Illinois Class 3A Championship as a freshman... placed fifth in the state tournament as a sophomore... placed third in the state tournament as a junior... Led Naperville North to an undefeated record in conference play over four years... Won individual Conference Championship Tournament title as a sophomore and a senior... Named Conference MVP or Co-MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior... Owns all Dupage Valley Conference individual scoring records... Won five individual titles during senior season at Naperville North with a scoring average of 68.75... Shot a course record score of 64 at State Regional tournament as a sophomore... Named Naperville North's Athlete of the Year as a senior.
What's In Your Bag?
Driver: Titleist 913 D3
3 Wood: RocketballZ
Irons: Ping S56
More About Knoll
Best Career Round: 60
Favorite Club: 60° Wedge
Favorite Course: Butler National
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite TV Show: Wilfred
Favorite Sports Hero: Tiger Woods
Hobbies: Golf and basketball
Most Influential Person: Mom, Dad and sister