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  Byron Firestone

Byron  Firestone

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Canton, Ohio

High School:


Bobcats Place Eighth At Kemper Intercollegiate

Ohio posted its best round of the tournament (299, +11) Tuesday.


Men's Golf In Seventh At Kemper Sports Intercollegiate

The Bobcats have shot a combined 28-over par (301-303-604) through 36 holes of action.


Ohio Swings Into Chicago For Kemper Intercollegiate

The Bobcats will play 54 holes at the Glen Club April 15-16.


Tee To Green Q&A With Michael Lamping

The senior men's golfer from Dublin, Ohio, sat down with OhioBobcats.com to discuss his game and some of his favorite courses.


Bobcats Earn Best Finish of 2012-13 At NYX Hoosier Invitational

Ohio moves up one spot from day one to finish fifth (299-287-293-879, +27) out of 18 teams.

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Ranked14thin the conference in stroke average (75.21) and led the Bobcats in scoring in five of the nine tournaments in which he competed...Posted three top-20 finishes during the 2012-13 season, including a season-best 16th place finish at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate March 10-12 (71-77-76-224, +12)...Also finished t-19th at the Dayton Fall Invitational (Oct. 22-23) after posting scores of 77 and 72 (149, +7)...Was t-20th at the NYX Hoosier Invitational (Apr. 6-7) with a three-round score of 219 (74-71-74, +6).

2011-12: Played in eight tournaments and completed 23 rounds for the Bobcats ... Shot the second-lowest score on the team throughout the season ... Averaged a score of 75.87 per 18 holes ... Shot a low round of 71 on multiple occasions, first at the University of Dayton Fall Invitational ... Earned his best finish of the year (2nd) at the same Dayton Fall Invitational ... Placed 31st at the MAC Championships ... Finished in the top half of the field on five occasions.

2010-11: Appeared in nine tournaments with a total of 27 rounds ... Top finish of the season came at the BGSU Piper Intercollegiate where he tied for 10th place ... Season stroke average of 77.19 ... Had three season-low rounds of 71, all at the Marshall Invitational.

2009-10: Appeared in three tournaments with a total of nine rounds... First career appearance was in the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational which was his top finish of 37th place...Season stroke average of 76.44...Lowest single round score of 72 and lowest total score for the season of 225 both occuring at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named first-team all-county and All-Federal League in both 2007 and 2008 ... Earned Stark County Division I Player of the Year accolades in 2008 ... Finished 17th at the 2008 state tournament after claiming the individual medal at the Federal League Championship.

AMATEUR: Won the 2008 Mohican Hills Golf Club Junior Tournament ... Led his team to victory at the 2008 Joe Hasse Cup Match Play Team Event.

Personal: Majoring in Finance.