2006-07: Saw action in seven tournaments as a junior Recorded a top-20 finish at the Landfall Tradition Finished the season with a 75.90 scoring average Shot a season-low 69 (-3) in the opening round of the Mattaponi Springs Shootout.
2005-06: Set a course record at the Sand Ridge Golf Club by shooting a six-under-par 65 during the second round of the Cleveland State Invitational, which was also his season-low round and helped him finish 11th with a 217 (+4) ∙ Recorded a scoring average of 74.54 as a sophomore ∙ Led the team with a fourth place finish with rounds of 73-70-67 at the Orange County National Xavier Invitational ∙ Tied for eighth at the SMC/Merrill Lynch Invitational carding rounds of 76-74-74.
Summer 2005: Shot 73-72-71-72 -- 288 in the Ohio Amateur, finishing in a tie for 10th Also competed in the Western Amateur.
2004-05: Named Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Year and also honored on the six-member All-Conference Team after finishing third with a 108 (E) at the rain-shortened 2005 Atlantic 10 Conference Championship Posted a scoring average of 75.51 in his first season with the Musketeers Shot a season-low round of 70 (-2) in the opening round of the Bruce Fossum-Taylor Made Invitational at Michigan State on Apr. 30 Connell opened up his career with rounds of 73-70-75 at the Michigan Intercollegiate as the freshman finished in a tie for 13th with a 2-over-par 218 Finished in a tie for 28th with a 14-over-par 230, including a 1-over-par 73 in the second round, in the Pinehurst Intercollegiate Shot rounds of 75-78-77--230 at the NCAA Central Regional at Notre Dame.
Summer 2004: Won 2004 Ohio Junior Public Links Championship with rounds of 67 and 70 Earned three top-tens in AJGA events including a runner-up finish in Harbor Springs, Mich.
High School: A four-year letter winner and three-time team MVP for Lima Central Catholic High School in Lima, Ohio Led Lima Central to two consecutive state championships during his junior and senior years Broke the school scoring mark with a 65 in the final round of the state tournament Honored as a First Team All-State selection following his junior year, and earned second team acclaim after his senior year Earned mention as the Northwest Ohio Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004 Was the second ranked junior golfer in Ohio after the 2003 season.
Personal: Undecided on a major Born September 3, 1985 in Lima, Ohio.