Stephen Shephard
Stephen Shephard
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Niceville, Fla.
High School: Niceville HS

2016-17: Earned second-team All-American honors and first-team All-Region honors ... appeared in nine tournaments … averaged 73.57 in 23 rounds … the scoring average was the fifth best by a Hawk during the NCAA era … placed second in the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament with a 4-under-par 212 … the 212 was two strokes off the Hawks’ NCAA-era record for 54 holes … tied for ninth in the NCAA Division III national tournament with a 5-over 293 … the 293 tied for the third best 72-hole total by a Hawk during the NCAA era … turned in his best collegiate round with a 4-under-par 68 in the final round of the conference tournament … shot par-or-better in six of his final 13 rounds … honorable mention All-Conference … named to the USA South Academic All-Conference team

2015-16: First Huntingdon golfer to earn USA South Rookie of the Year … appeared in nine tournaments … averaged 76.50 in 22 rounds … recorded his best collegiate round with a 3-under-par 69 in the final round of the Wynlakes Intercollegiate … shot a 3-under 141 in the tournament and won on a playoff hole … victory was his first collegiate win … named to the USA South Academic All-Conference team

Prep: Lettered in golf and soccer at Niceville High School … set Niceville’s lowest regional score with a 2-under-par … district champion as a junior

Personal:  Full name is Stephen James Shephard … son of Carl and Kelly Shephard … has one sister, Sarah … cousin Will Davis played baseball at Huntingdon and cousin A.J. Gomez played baseball at Birmingham-Southern  … majoring in mathematics with a minor is business