Finished his career tied for 11th on the Spartan career scoring list at 75.00 ... One of four Spartans to be a two-time Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar (2012, 2013) ... Became the 12th to earn PING All-Midwest Region honors in 2012 ... His 2011-12 scoring average of 73.06 is the ninth-best in MSU history ... Qualified for the 2012 NCAA Central Regional as an individual ... Has twice shot rounds of 66, good for sixth on the MSU 18-hole scoring list ... Four-time Academic All-Big Ten.
SENIOR (2012-13): Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 11 of MSU's 12 events ... Finished second on the team with a 75.6 scoring average ... Posted his best score of the season at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with a 219 (76-69-74), which tied him for 18th and the team lead ... Led MSU to a runner-up finish at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, going 3-1 ... Placed 20th at the Colleton River Collegiate ... Had his best finish of the season at the Hawkeye Invitational, tying for 11th with a team-best 220 (78-68-77), including a season-low 68 in the second round ... Was part of the MSU competitive lineup at the Big Ten Championship, tying for 54th with a 314 (74-75-81-84).
JUNIOR (2011-12): Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar ... PING All-Midwest Region ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in all 13 events ... Led the team with a 73.06 scoring average, good for ninth on the MSU single-season list ... Led the Spartans in eight of the 11 stroke play events, posting top-20 showings in seven of those events and top-5 in four ... Opened the season with his best career finish, tying for third at the Fossum Invitational with a 218 (72-72-74) ... Fired a 211 (70-66-75), including a career-low 66 in the second round, en route to a fifth place tie at the Wolverine Invitational; his 66 ties for the sixth lowest round in school history ... Completed a string of three-straight top-5 showings at the rain-shortened Inverness Intercollegiate, tying for fourth with a 71 ... Led MSU at the Rees Jones Invitational, tying for 15th with a 225 (74-76-75) ... Closed out the fall with a tie for 13th at the Georgetown Intercollegiate with a 222 (77-72-73) ... Went 0-1-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship ... Tied for 25th at the Seminole Intercollegiate with a 214 (74-70-70) ... Carded a career-low 210 (70-67-73), good for 20th in program history, to tie for 10th at the Irish Creek Collegiate ... Earned all-championship honors at the Big Ten Championship, tying for fifth with a 293 (74-73-71-75) ... Qualified for the NCAA Central Regional as an individual, finishing in a tie for 56th.
SUMMER 2011: Tied for 18th at the Michigan Open with an even-par 288 (74-67-74-73) ... Tied for 46th at the Tournament of Champions with a 10-over 226 (73-73-80).
SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Academic All-Big Ten ... Appeared in seven events ... Had a stroke average of 75.4, the second best on the team ... Tied for 21st as an individual at the Fossum Invitational with a 152 (76-76) ... Went 1-1-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championship, posting a win against Penn State ... Had his best finish of the season at the UK Bluegrass Invitational, tying for 12th with a season-low 219 (69-78-72); his opening round 69 was also a season best 18-hole score ... Finished second on MSU and tied for 28th overall at the Big Ten Championship with a 302 (74-76-77-75).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009-10): Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed in seven events, posting a 76.94 scoring average ... Tied for 18th at the Spartan Classic as an individual with a season-low 216 (72-66-78); his second round 66 was the lowest round by a Spartan during the season ... Went 1-1-1 at the Big Ten Match Play Championships, posting a 2&1 win over Wisconsin's Michael Sorenson ... Tied for 30th at the Fossum Invitational with a 232 (75-78-79).
FRESHMAN (2008-09): Played as an individual at the Fossum Invitational, tying for 29th at 195 (82-74-39).
SUMMER 2008: Won the 2008 Upper Peninsula Golf Association Championship ... Placed fifth at the 2008 GAM Championship, shooting a 211 (75-69-67) ... Qualified for the Michigan Open, placing in a tie for 60th at 302 (72-76-79-75).
JUNIOR GOLF: Qualified for the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur ... Tied for ninth at the 2007 AJGA Future Legends Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner on the Negaunee High School golf team ... Finished among the top-two at the MHSAA Division I Upper Peninsula State Championship each of his four high school seasons, including winning the state championship as a junior ... Won the 2006 Mid-Peninsula Conference Championship.
PERSONAL: Born July 31, 1989 ... Son of Dean and Lois Ellis ... Identical brother Dave is also on the Spartan men's golf team ... Graduated in May 2013 with a degree in general management.
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