• Biography - J.J. Shearer / Golf
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 •  J.J. Shearer
   Class   Senior
   Height   6-1
   Hometown   Binghamton, N.Y.
   High School   Chenango Valley
 

As a Junior (2007-08):
Played in four tournaments with 78.8 scoring average
Tied for 29th out of 69 at the Mt. St. Mary's Classic (75-80)
Shot even-par 72 in second round of Mid-Pines Invitational
Over summer captured Collegiate Players Tour Saratoga Spa Open with rounds of 76-65-73

As a Sophomore (2006-07):
Played in all 11 tournaments with 76.6 scoring average
Had two top-10 and five top-20 finishes
Best result was fourth-place showing out of 67 at Dartmouth Invitational (74-74)
Was sixth out of 83 at St. John's McLaughlin Invitational (67-69-73)
Three-under opening round was lowest of any BU golfer all year
Tied for 11th out of 85 at rain-shortened New England Championship (75)
Had busy summer highlighted by appearance in U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship in Wheaton, Ill
Qualified for the event by capturing the Hopewell Junction, N.Y. qalifier with a 3-under 139 to win by 10 strokes
Also advanced to match play at New York State Amateur Championship after back-to-back 73s

Before Binghamton:
Played one season for Broome Community College
Helped lead team to fourth place finish in NJCAA Division III Championship
Number one player for Chenango Valley in high school
Earned six letters
Top player on first team all-conference team
Team won sectional championship back-to-back years

Personal:
Born October 7, 1986
Parents are James and Judith Shearer
Enrolled in Harpur College