AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13
CCAA All-Academic ... Competed in three events ... Compiled a stroke average of 80.6 ... Had his best scores at the GCU Thunderbirds Invitational, with two low rounds of 73, where he also finished at 29th.
A 2010 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose ... AMHS Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2010) ... Golf Team Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2008-10) ... West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) individual league champion (2009) ... April 2009 San Jose Mercury News Athlete of the Week ... All-WCAL (2009-10) ... Twice qualified for the Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach (2008-09) ... Two-time WCAL team champions (2009-10) ... Three-time CIF Scholastic Team of the Year (2008-10) ... Also played for the Stanford University Golf Course Bay Cities club team.
Born July 14, 1992 in San Jose ... Parents are Debbie and Patrick Rankin ... Has a younger sister named Nicole ... A human development major and law and society minor in Marshall College ... Making game-winning putt over rival team in final regular season match to claim WCAL title is one of his most memorable golf moments ... Playing in his first tournamant as a starter vs. Arizona is his favorite UCSD moment ... Hobbies include all sports, going to the beach, working out and spending time with family and friends ... Cheers for the San Jose Sharks, San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants ... Favorite athletes are baseball player Buster Posey, hockey player Joe Pavelski and professional golfer Bill Haas ... Pursuit of Happiness is his favorite film ... Listens to Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Zac Brown Band ... Loves BBQ ribs ... His father and grandfather are his greatest influences ... Has shot three hole-in-ones in his lifetime ... Would love to pursue a career in either professional golf or law.