William Davenport
William Davenport
Year: Junior
Hometown: Palm City, Fla.
High School: Martin County High School
Major: Molecular, cellular and developmental biology
Residential College: Silliman

2013-14: Finished in sixth place at the Macdonald Cup ... Tied for fifth place at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic ... Tied for 11th place at The Doc Gimmler

2012-13: Tied for second place at the Macdonald Cup ... Tied for 12th place at the Ivy Leagie Championship

2011-12: Opened his career with the Bulldogs by winning the Ivy League Rookie of the Year Award ... Achieved several top-15 finishes throughout the season.

Off the Course: Studied in the Pembroke-Kings Programme at Cambridge University (summer 2013)…Research Intern at Hedgeye Risk Management engaging in financial research and investing (summer 2013)…Chief Financial Officer in Yale Entrepreneurial Society managing a $30,000 budget and performing accounting, legal compliance and fundraising activities (2012–present)...Co-Leader of Athletes in Action, an active group of Christian athletes on campus whose mission is to develop student leaders with a passion for God and compassion for others (2012–present)…Co-leader of Beta Upsilon Chi, a Christian fraternity (2012–present)…Volunteered at Volunteers in Medicine Clinic involving taking vital signs, shadowing doctors, observing procedures and interacting with patients and acted as a Spanish translator (summer 2012)…Classical pianist for the past 13 years earning a rating of Superior

Before Yale: Played four years of varsity golf and tennis at Martin County High School while maintaining a 4.0 GPA … Earned AP Scholar with Distinction honors, AP Biology Award, Student-Athlete excellence award … Named HP Scholastic All-American by the American Junior Golf Association, as well as earning a spot on the Hugh Cranford International All-Academic Team … Captained the golf and tennis team junior and senior years, playing position one for both … Two-time State runner up in tennis as well as four-time team MVP … Ranked top 200 in the world by Golfweek junior rankings … Winner of the Junior Honda Classic 2010, as well as high school golf regional champion in 2008 … Three top-10 finishes in AJGA national events, including a third place finish at Mayakoba … Third place in the High School State tournament of champions, as well as a 13th-place finish in the Future Collegiate World Tour National Championship.

Personal: Interested in the pre-med and biomedical studies … Father, Bill, is an Auburn graduate who then attended medical school at the University of Florida … Mother, Cathy, is a graduate of North Texas University … Sister, Holly, is 12 and attends Hidden Oaks Middle School.

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