Had a strong spring season, culminating with a T-7th finish and Second Team All-Patriot League honors at the Patriot League Championship ... opened with a 3-under 67 and followed with 73-72 for a 212 total ... averaged 75.7 for the spring and 75.9 for the full season ... Fall 2016:
Averaged 76.0 while playing in all seven of the team's events ... Bucknell's top finisher at the Cornell Invitational, T-8th with rounds of 77-70-73 ... good showing at the Donald Ross Invitational with rounds of 74-74-71 in a T-21st finish ... Spring 2016:
Part of the starting lineup in six of the seven spring events ... compiled a 76.8 spring scoring average and 76.3 for the full season ... three top-20 finishes, including T-17th at the Patriot League Championship (76-74-76) ... also placed T-11th at the Patriot Spring Intercollegiate (81-75) and T-12th in Bucknell's team win at the Yale Spring Invitational (74-76) ... 74 was low round of the spring ... Fall 2015:
Played in six of the team's seven events and posted a 75.8 average in 15 rounds ... two top-20 finishes: T-11th in collegiate debut at Colgate Invitational (72-77-79) and T-17th at the Columbia Invitational ... shot season-best 2-under 68 in second round of the Donald Ross Invitational ... Personal:
Born May 13, 1996 … son of Jubal and Tina Early … has two sisters, Madison and Linton … distant relative of noted Civil War Confederate General Jubal Anderson Early … home course is Charlotte Country Club … low round is an 8-under 64 ... competed in 2014 North Carolina Amateur Championship, 2015 Carolinas Amateur Championship, 2015 North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship, 2014 Joe Cheves Junior Invitational, and 4th Magnolia Amateur ... maintained a 73.9 stroke average in high school, capturing one victory in the PNG County Championship with a final score of 2-under par, while also receiving Piedmont Natural Gas Medalist Cup ... three-time first team all-conference honoree ... named MVP for Charlotte Country Day ... 2-time captain at Charlotte Country Day ... recipient of one Coach's Award in his tenure at Country Day under coach Bob Plyler, while also maintaining a 3.8 GPA his senior year ... majoring in economics ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2016 and 2017.