Ben Wescoe
Ben Wescoe
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Jolla, Calif.
High School: La Jolla High School

2009-10: Recipient of the Molly Meyer Humanitarian Award…Captain of the team…Recipient of the Widdy Neale Award…Appeared in all nine tournaments as a senior…Finished tied for 13th at the Ivy League Championships…Three top-ten finishes…Finished second at the Macdonald Cup with scores of 71, 68 and 66…Finished tied for fifth at the George Washington Invitational…Finished tied for seventh at the Big Five…Best round was a 66 at the Macdonald Cup…Averaged 75.26 strokes per round, third best on the team.

2008-09: First team All-Ivy…Appeared in all nine tournaments as a junior…Finished tied for fifth at the Ivy League Championship with scores of 73, 70 and 70…Won first career tournament at the ECAC Championships with scores of 76, 71 and 70, leading Yale to first place as a team…Best round was a 70 shot at the ECAC Championships, Sycuan Collegiate and twice at the Ivy League Championships…Averaged 74.5 strokes per round, second-best on the team.

2007-08: Successful sophomore season, competing in all eight tournaments for the Bulldogs…Best finish came at the New England Division I Championship, where he finished in second place…Led the Bulldogs, along with first-place finisher Colby Moore, to win the tournament…Low round was a 71 at New Englands and the Macdonald Cup…11th at the Ivy League Championship with rounds of 72, 79 and 79…Combined with Thomas McCarthy, Colby Moore and Joe Hernandez to finish in second as a team at the championship…Also led Yale at the Lacrosse Homes Invitational with a 26th-place finish…Finished the season with a scoring average of 76.73 over 19 rounds.

2006-07: Great freshman season, playing in all 10 tournaments for the Bulldogs with five top-10 finishes…Best finish came at the CCSU Invitational, where he tied for eighth…Finished the year with a round average of 75.6.

Before Yale: Split his high school career between two schools…For freshman and sophomore years, played golf at Homestead High School (Mequon, Wis.)…After moving to La Jolla, Calif., played at La Jolla High School…2004 Wisconsin High School Golf Association All-Academic Golf Team…2004 San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Golf Team spot…2004-05 Future Collegians World Tour All-Academic Team… AP Scholar and made High Honor Roll every semester of high school.

Personal: Member of Berkeley College… History of Art major with a strong interest in golf course architecture…Parents both graduated from Kansas University, and went to Columbia for graduate school in law and medicine…Two brothers and a sister…Older brother Max attends Kansas, younger brother Zak attends UC Santa Cruz and sister Zoe attends La Jolla High School.