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: Tied for fourth place at the Princeton Invitational ... Earned All-Region honors ... 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 and the Yale Spring Invitational ... Tied for 15th place amid a nationally-ranked field at the Linger Longer Invitaitonal ... Averaged 72.3 over the season with a low round of 67

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.