WHILE AT CONNECTICUT: Has played in 10 events in three-year career at UConn, averaging 77.8 per round for 28 rounds, including a low round of 67. Best career finish is tie for 18th at the 2013 McDonald Cup at Yale Golf Course. Has played par or better in three rounds. Over the 2014 summer, he competed in tournaments in Utah, where he was with family. He tied for 23rd in the Salt Lake City Amateur, tied for second in the qualifying round of the Utah State Amateur, and also participated in the Hill Air Force Base Amateur.
SPRING 2014: Did not play in any tournament competition. FALL 2013: Participated in three tournaments - Adams Cup of Newport, The MacDonald Cup, and The Connecticut Cup --- and averaged 74.6 per round for eight rounds (one round was disqualified for rules violation). Shot a career-best 67 at The MacDonald Cup and finished a career-best 18th in the event. Had two rounds of par of better. SPRING 2013: Played in four events, averaging 78.36 per round for 11 rounds. Had best finish of UConn career with a 33rd place at Rutherford Intercollegiate, where he also shot a career-low round of 71.
FALL 2012: Hampered by an injured shoulder, played in just one tournament, The Hartford Hawk Invitational. Tied for 68th place with a low round of 78.
SPRING 2012: Did not play in any tournament competition. FALL 2011: Played in the Adams Cup of Newport, finishing in a tie for 79th and shooting a low round of 75, and The Connecticut Cup, finishing in a tie for 79th and shooting a low round of 78.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year varsity golf performer at E.O. Smith High School, serving as captain for three years, under Coach Marty Bissonette. ... Team MVP two consecutive years after setting the school record for most rounds as a medalist (13 of 15 matches his senior year). ... Earned All-State honors after a second-place finish at the state high school tournament and advancing to the New England tourney. ... All-Around athlete who earned the student-athlete award three times between golf, swimming and diving (2 years), indoor track & field (1 year), and four years of varsity soccer, scoring the second-most goals/assists on the team and helping E.O. Smith earn recognition as one of the top five high school soccer teams in the country.
PERSONAL: Dane Coleman Rosa. ... Born Jan. 7, 1993. ... Son of Mike and Susan Rosa. ... Has two older sisters, Hailey and Lauren. ... Home course is the University Club of Connecticut in Windham, Conn.