Liam Sweeney
Liam Sweeney
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Palos Park, Ill.
High School: Brother Rice HS

2018-19: Finished second on the team with his 76.4 scoring average... Tied for the team lead playing in all 10 tournaments for the Pioneers... Logged five top-20 finishes including three times in the top-10 and two top-5 performances... Carded a one-under par round 70 in the final round of the Bob Dibble Classic where he finished tied for 4th... Tied for 9th at the Tusculum Invitational with 74-75=149... Finished runner-up at the weather shortened Mars Hill Invitational as he shot 72... Placed 40th at the SAC Championship with 76-81-78=235.

2017-18: Played in seven tournaments and finished fourth on the team with his 78.0 scoring average... Finished 13th at the Tusculum Invitational with a 54-hole total 74-79-78=231... Tied for 26th playing as an individual competitor at the Walters State Fall Classic... Finished 27th at the Bob Dibble Classic with 76-73=149... Finished 53rd in his collegiate debut at the Queens Invitational with 78-75-73=226.

High School: Attended Brother Rice HS in Chicago, Ill... Coached by John Lettiere and Al Albanese... Lettered three seasons... Two-time All-Conference honoree... Team MVP... Team captain... Led the team in scoring average in each of his prep campaigns.

Personal: Born Sep. 9, 1998 in Palos Park, Ill... Son of Jerome and Jean Sweeney... Siblings: Jared and Allison... Majoring in business... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Move South and start his own business... Favorite book: The Bible; Favorite midnight snack: Cookout; Favorite movie: "Hairspray"; Favorite musical artists: Luke Combs and Bruce Springsteen; Favorite song: "These Boots" by Eric Church; Favorite sports team: Chicago Bears; Favorite athlete: Tiger Woods; Most thrilling moment in sports: Holing out from 100 yards at the conference championship to make All-Conference; Advice to kids: "Put yourself in uncomfortable situations in life; it will help you grow up as a person"; Favorite color: Blue; Favorite food: Coco Puffs; Favorite sport other than golf: Volleyball; Person Liam most admires: His father; What people don't know about Liam: He loves to cook and has worked in a kitchen since he was 15 and loves making food for people and having them critique it"; When he was a kid, Liam tried to be like: Michael Jordan.