Dietrich, Khan Lead Come-From-Behind Victory
Dietrich Wins Medalist Honors After Course-Record 64
WHILE AT UCONN: Has played in eight tournaments for UConn, averaging 76.0 for 22 rounds, with a career-best finish of 11th place in the 2017 Colleton River Collegiate… Named to the 2015-16 and the 2016-17 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Teams… In the summer of 2017, shot a 4-under 138 at Farmington Country Club to earn one of two qualifying spots for the 2017 U. S. Amateur Championship, in which he played at Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles… Finished 25th at 2017 Russell C. Palmer Cup… Reached round of 32 at 2017 Connecticut Amateur Championship…Over the summer of 2016, tied for 13th place at the Russell C. Palmer Cup.
SPRING 2017: Played in five tournaments on UConn’s spring schedule, averaging 75.2 per round for 14 rounds, including four rounds of par or better, with a career-low round of 68 at the Loyola Intercollegiate… Had a career-best finish of a tie for 11th at the Colleton River Collegiate.
FALL 2016: Played in two events on UConn’s fall schedule, the Hartford Hawks Invitational and the Connecticut Cup… Averaged 76.8 strokes per round for five rounds, had one round of par or better, and best finish was a tie for 41st at the Connecticut Cup at Ellington Ridge Country Club.
SPRING 2016: Played in one tournament on UConn’s spring schedule, the Til Duty Is Done Collegiate Invitational, as an individual… Shot 236 for three rounds (78.7), with a low round of 74, and finished in a tie for 53rd place.
FALL 2015: Did not participate in any of the events on UConn’s fall schedule.
HIGH SCHOOL: Came to UConn after outstanding high school career. Played four years at Parish Hill High School (Chaplin, Conn.) under Coach Brad Caron, three years as team captain. CIAC Division IV State Champion as a sophomore and junior and runner-up as a senior. Two-time All-New England selection. Finished second by one stroke at the 2015 New England Schoolboy Golf Championship. Three-time CIAC Division IV All-State pick. Four-time All-Constitution State Conference pick. Constitution State Conference champion as a senior and a junior and co-champion as a freshman. Three-time Norwich Bulletin Golf Player of the Year and All-Area Team in golf (sophomore, junior and senior)… Also a four-year varsity cross country runner, serving as captain his senior year, and four-year varsity basketball player as small forward/shooting guard.
ADDITIONAL GOLF HIGHLIGHTS: Shot a 67, the low round of the day, during the second round of the 2015 Connecticut Open at The Patterson Club in Fairfield, and was in second place, one shot back, heading into the final round before settling for a tie for 13th place… Won club championship at The Golf Club at Windham in 2014.
PERSONAL: Nicklaus James Harrington … Born March 6, 1997 … Son of James and Stephanie Harrington… One younger brother, Cory… Dad is his swing coach … Home course is The Golf Club at Windham (Windham, Conn.).