Daniel Wetterich

Player profile

  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High School LaSalle
  • Last College Xavier University
  • Year Senior

CAREER HONORS

  • All-Big Ten First Team (2019)
  • All-Big Ten Second Team (2018)
  • GCAA All-Midwest Region (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • PING All-Midwest Region (2018, 2019)
  • All-BIG EAST First Team (2016)
  • BIG EAST Freshman of the Year (2016)
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2019)

2018-19 (Senior)

  • Led the team with a 72.00 scoring average, having 30.5 of his 33 competitive rounds count towards the team tally
  • Posted five top-10 finishes and eight top-20 in 11 events
  • Recorded seven rounds in the 60s and over half, 19, of his rounds at par or better
  • Earned his first collegiate victory at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, shooting a blistering 64 in the second round to finish nine-under par and win by six strokes
  • Was the most consistent Buckeye this year, finishing four tournaments at or under par and recording 58 percent of his rounds at or under par
  • Led the Buckeyes in the National Championship, turning in a four day total of 293 (71-74-74-74) at the Blessings Golf Club to finish five over in 19th place
  • Finishes his collegiate career with a 72.45 scoring average, one victory, 16 top-10 finishes, and 92.9 percent, 116 of 125, of his competitive rounds counted

2017-18 (Junior)

  • Played in every team event and also qualified as an individual for the NCAA Columbus Regional
  • Led the team with a 72.61 scoring average and had six top-20s in 11 events
  • Made a team-high 93 birdies and eight eagles
  • Had eight rounds in the 60s and 13 rounds at par or better
  • Finished the season-opener Carmel Cup at 1-under par after rounds of 74-69-72
  • Fired rounds of 68-69 at the rain-shortened Inverness Intercollegiate and finished fourth at 5-under par
  • Notched a second-straight top-5 finish at the Bearcat Invitational as he carded an opening round 69 followed by a career-low 8-under 63 and a final round 71 to finish in third place at a career-best 10-under par
  • Shot even par at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational and finished 30th
  • Carded rounds of 70-72-74 (E) and notched another top-20 at the Linger Longer Invitational
  • Finished 17th at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate and 15th at the Big Ten Championship
  • Posted a final round 73 at the NCAA Columbus Regional to conclude the season

2016-17 (Sophomore)

  • Competed in all 33 rounds and contributed a team-high 31 scores to the team tally
  • Second best stroke average on the team at 72.33
  • Accumulated three Top-10 and eight Top-25 finishes
  • Tallied 10 rounds under par
  • Recorded best finish of the season at the Boilermaker Invitational (T-9; Apr. 15-16)
  • Additional Top-10 finishes came at the Bearcat Invitational (T-10; Sept. 26-27) and the Irish Creek Intercollegiate (T-10; Apr. 8-9)
  • Led all Buckeyes with a T-12th showing in the NCAA Stanford Regional

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Earned First Team All-BIG EAST honors and was named the conference’s Freshman of the Year while competing for Xavier University as a freshman during the 2015-16 season
  • Posted top-10 finishes in three of his last five collegiate tournaments as a Musketeer, including a share of 14th place in the conference championships
  • Recorded an overall season stroke average of 73.29
  • Seized runner-up honors in first collegiate event, placing second in the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 in the 2015 U.S. Junior Amateur

 

PERSONAL INFO

  • Son of Mark and Sherrie Wetterich
  • Brother, Matt, played golf at Xavier University while brother, David, competed for Wittenberg University
  • A finance major