Rij Patel
Rij Patel
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hunt Valley, MD
High School: McDonogh School
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Sophomore (2017-18):
Earned Second Team All-Ivy Honors after rounds of 75-75-75 to finish tenth at the Ivy League Championships...2018 Rob Erickson ’01 Team Player Award winner...Finished in the Top-50 at the Furman Intercollegiate with rounds of 78-75-71...Posted a career low round of 69 in the second round of the Doc Gimmler, placing 22nd overall 72-69-74 (+5)...Tied for 13th overall at the Macdonald Cup hosted by Yale shooting 73-72-72.

Freshman (2016-17):
Finished 42nd at Doc Gimmler Invitational, shooting 74-71-74-218 … Shot 71-74-145 to finished tied for seventh at the Quechee Club Collegiate Challenge … Tied for 29th at The Macdonald Cup, shooting 72-74-71-217.

Before Harvard:
AJGA Scholastic All-American (2015) … Maryland State Junior Champion (2015) … Maryland State Amateur Quarter-Finalist (2015) … Qualified for USGA Junior Amateur (2015) … Competed in five AJGA Invitationals: Rolex Tournament of Champions, Ping, Polo (2015) and Haas Family and Rolex (2016) … Two wins, a second, third and fifth place in AJGA events in 2014 and 2015 … Second place in the MIAA Individual Tournament (2013, 2015, 2016) … Captained McDonogh School Varsity Golf (2015-2016) … McDonogh School Newspaper Editor-in-Chief … 2015 Tony Marlowe Scholarship Recipient (2015) … Klein Journalism Scholarship Winner (2015) … 2016 Charles C. Kinard Journalism Award (2016) … Played clarinet in school concert band.