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Ben Westley
Ben Westley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

High School:
Minneapolis South

07/27/2012

BIG EAST Recognizes 2011-12 All-Academic Team

A total of 150 DePaul student-athletes were honored by the conference

07/25/2012

Westley and Budd named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Blue Demon upperclassmen are two of 142 Division I golfers honored

06/22/2012

Nedow and Westley Named Winners of 2011-12 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards

Track and Field's Tim Nedow and Ben Westley were both honored by the league office

06/12/2012

Six Blue Demons Receive Senior Leadership Awards

University Community Honors Ciezki, Fraser, McKnight, Nedow, Ortiz, Westley

06/01/2012

Athletics Banquet Celebrates Best and Brightest

DePaul Honors Student-Athletes Thursday Night in Rosemont

10/09/2011

John Dallio Memorial

John Dallio Memorial at Ruffled Feathers GC - Oct. 8-9, 2011.

Career Notes: Three-time BIG EAST All-Academic Team member.

2010-11 (Junior): Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... led the team with a 74.57 scoring average... was DePaul's top finisher in five events... totaled six top 25 finishes including one top 10 showing... one of three players to play a team-high 30 rounds (Charles Boucher and Maximilian Mayer)... posted best finish of the season with a tie for 10th at the BIG EAST Championship... recorded best 54-hole total at the USF Invitational with score of 219 (+3)... carded a season-best round of 71 on three occasions... fired the season-best score each time in the second round at the Cardinal Collegiate, Georgetown Intercollegiate and Bill Cullum Invitational... posted a record of 2-2-0 in head-to-head matches... went 1-2-0 at The Match Play and recorded a team point against Ohio... totaled seven rounds of 72 or better.

2009-10 (Sophomore): Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... second on the team with a scoring average of 74.67... totaled 24 rounds... was DePaul's top finisher in three events during the Spring campaign... led the Blue Demons with a tie for third at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate, a tie for 50th at the USF Invitational and a third place at the BSU Cardinal Collegiate... also posted DePaul's best record with a 2-1-0 mark at The Match Play... posted a season-best 70 twice during the season... shot a 70 in the first round of the Wexford Plantation Invitational and the first round of the BSU Cardinal Collegiate... finished the Wexford with a one-under 143 in two rounds... went three-over at 219 at the BSU Cardinal Collegiate... also finished in a tie for 24th at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate with two rounds of 74.

2008-09 (Freshman): Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... totaled a scoring average of 76.00 in 26 rounds... recorded his best round of 71 in the final round of the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational and the second round of the Marshall Invitational... finished in a group at 24th for the best finish of the season at the UTSA Comanche Trace Invitational... finished in a group at 25th at the Marshall Invitational.

High School: Won conference championship three times... named to All-State team in 2007 and 2008 while selected to the All-City team in five years... section medalist as a junior... placed eighth in 2007 State Championship and tied for 10th in 2008 State Championship... finished fifth at the MN Jr PGA Championship in 2006 before a ninth-place tie in 2007 and fourth-place tie in 2008... tied for sixth in 2008 MN Junior Boys Championship... won the 2006 MN Jr PGA Players Tour Match Play Championship... finished 2007 and 2008 MN State Amateur, tied for 37th and 27th.... tied for 15th at 2008 Hudson Junior Championship... placed seventh at 2007 American Junior Golf Association Preseason Chicago Southland and tied 13th at 2007 AJGA Midwest Junior Championship.

Personal: Son of Bob and Carol Westley... has a brother, Sam, and a sister, Eva... Marketing major.

Personal Bests Career Event-by-Event
18 Holes: 70 (2x, last BSU Cardinal Collegiate - Mar. 27, 2010)
Fall 2008
54 Holes: 219 (2x, last USF Invitational - Mar. 4-6, 2011) Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
Finish: 3rd (BSU Cardinal Collegiate - Mar. 27-28, 2010) t26th John Dallio Memorial 73-74-76
223 (+7)

t53rd Cardinal Intercollegiate 76-73-75 224 (+8)
Career Statistics t82nd Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic 88-77-79 244 (+34)
Season Rounds Strokes Low High Avg. t36th Georgetown Intercollegiate 73-82 155 (+13)
2008-09 32 2,432 71 88 76.00 t24th UTSA Comanche Trace Invitational 84-73-74 231 (+15)
2009-10 24 1,792 70 82 74.67
2010-11 30 2,237 71 80 74.57 Spring 2009
Totals 86 6,461 70 88 75.13 Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
t38th UTSA Oak Hills Invitational 75-77-71 223 (+10)
t83rd Ron Smith USF Invitational 74-73-79 226 (+10)
t33rd Cal Poly Invitational 74-81-75 230 (+14)
t25th
Marshall Invitational 73-71-77 221 (+8)
t28th adidas Hoosier Invitational 76-74-73 223 (+10)
t48th BIG EAST Championship 73-79-80 232 (+16)
Fall 2009
Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
t40th John Dallio Memorial 82-73-81 236 (+20)
t38th Xavier Invitational 74-72-76 222 (+6)
t28th Georgetown Intercollegiate 76-75 151 (+9)
-- The Match Play Record: 2-1-0
Spring 2010
Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
t3rd Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate 70-73 143 (-1)
t50th USF Invitational 76-72-75 223 (+7)
t24th C&F Bank Intercollegiate 74-74 148 (+6)
3rd BSU Cardinal Collegiate 70-75-74 219 (+3)
t31st adidas Hoosier Invitational 73-77-73 223 (+10)
t37th BIG EAST Championship 78-74-75 227 (+14)
Fall 2010
Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
t38th Cardinal Collegiate 75-71-75 221 (+5)
t14th John Dallio Memorial 75-78-73 226 (+10)
t13th D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate 79-72-74 225 (+12)
t32nd Georgetown Intercollegiate 75-71-75 221 (+8)
t25th Bill Cullum Invitational 75-71-76 222 (+6)
Spring 2011
Finish Event Rd. 1-2-3 Total
-- The Match Play Record: 1-2-0
-- vs. Ohio Record: 1-0-0
t24th Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate 75-76-76 227 (+11)
t30th USF Invitational 72-75-72 219 (+3)
t33rd Spring Break Championship 74-73-74 221 (+5)
t20th Mizzou Intercollegiate 80-73-80 233 (+17)
t10th BIG EAST Championship 76-72-74 222 (+9)