At A Glance
Transferred to Arkansas in the summer following junior
season at UNLV … 2011 Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year and a
PING All-West Region selection in 2012 … owns two career wins, five top
5s, 14 top 10s and 19 top 20s over 33 career tournaments … turned in a
counting score in 85 of 97 rounds at UNLV, carding 43 rounds at even-par
or lower …has a career stroke average of 72.5 … posted top 10 finishes
at both NCAA Regional appearances … excels in the final round with a
72.0 stroke average and 12 under-par rounds out of a possible 33.
Biddle by the Numbers (At UNLV)
Low-Man: 9 of 33 tournaments | 34 of 97 rounds
Counting Score: 85 of 97 rounds
Top 5s: 5
Top 10s: 14
Top 15s: 16
Top 20s: 19
Tournaments Under-Par: 9
Under-Par Rounds: 26
Even-Par Rounds: 17
Low Round: 66 (-5) in the 2nd round of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (Oct. 24, 2011)
Low 18: 68, three times, last at Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (Oct. 22, 2012)
Low 18 vs. Par: 68 (-4), twice, last a John Burns Intercollegiate (Feb. 15, 2012)
Low 54: 205 at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23, 2012)
Low 54 vs. Par: 205 (-8) at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23, 2012)
As A Junior (2012-13)
Posted a 72.9 stroke average over eight tournaments … was the team’s low-man in five tournaments, leading to a trio of top 10s … won his second career tournament, capturing the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate with three straight under-par rounds … carded a scorecard of 68(-3)-69(-2)-68(-3)/205(-8), 54-hole career-low … turned in a counting score in 21 of 23 rounds … had six under-par rounds, including three in the 60s, and two more at even-par … ranked No. 227 in the final Golfstat Cup standings … finished under-par at the opening tournament of the year, leading the Rebels in two of three rounds at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational (70-70-73/213) in an eighth place finish … tied for fourth at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate to start a string of four straight tournaments as the team’s low-man.
As A Sophomore (2011-12)
Earned PING All-West Region honors ... played in a team-high 36 rounds and recorded a scoring average of 71.9, good for third on the team and the 15th-lowest in program single-season history ... ranked No. 72 in the final Golfstat Cup standings … picked up first career win at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters with a 71(-1)-72(E)-69(-3)/212(-4) performance … posted two top 5s, six top 10s, eight top 20s … turned in a counting score in 29 of 36 rounds, finishing as the low-man 12 times … finished under-par in 14 rounds, including nine in the 60s, and added seven even-par rounds … 21 rounds at par or lower led the team … finished under-par in five tournaments and had three performances where all three rounds were even-par or lower … posted a final stroke averaged of 70.2, including eight under-par rounds … had a streak of six straight final rounds with a score in the 60s … never finished worse than 24th place at a tournament … opened the year with an eighth place showing at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational thanks to a 71(-1)-71(-1)-70(-2)/212(-4) scorecard … broke a string of three straight 24th-place finishes by tying for eighth at the John Burns Intercollegiate … finished in the top 10 in five of the last eight tournaments … put together back-to-back tournaments with three straight par or better rounds, leading to fifth place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and the win at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters … tied for 22nd at the Mountain West Championship with a final round four-under 67, which was a program final round record at the conference championship … team low-man in two of three rounds at the NCAA East Regional, finishing in a tie for seventh place (70-73-74/217).
As A Freshman (2010-11)
Became just the fifth Rebel ever to be named Mountain West Freshman of the Year ... also earned Academic All-Mountain West honors ... ranked third on the team with a 72.8 scoring average ... ranked No. 163 in the final Golfstat Cup standings … played in 38 rounds, which was second on the team ... posted five top 10s and seven top 20s … turned in a counting score in 35 of 38 rounds, including the final 22 … shot in the 70s or lower in all 38 rounds, highlighted by six under-par outings, including four in the 60s … second on the team with 14 rounds at par or lower … team low-man in 14 rounds and two tournaments … top finish came at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate where he shot 71(E)-70(-1)-69(-2)/210(-3) to finish in a tie for third place … finished in the top 10 of four of last eight tournaments … team low-man in two of three rounds at the NCAA San Diego Regional, highlighted by a three-under 69 in the second round, en route to finishing in a tie for eighth place.
Four-time Conference Player of the Year at Wheaton Academy ... two-time All-State selection and Team MVP all four years ... team captain ... prior to senior year, he finished in fifth place at the 2009 Scott Robertson Invitational and 11th in the 2009 Junior Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass ... had 10 top-15 finishes in American Junior Golf Association events over his first three years of high school, including seven finishes in the top 10 ... won more than 20 Illinois high school tournaments, recording two top-10 finishes at the Illinois Open while competing as an amateur ... four-time Wheaton City Championship winner ... during final fall high school season, he won five individual titles in nine events played, shooting under par in six tournaments … broke a course record at St. Andrews in West Chicago by shooting 63, a record that stood for more than 60 years ... led Wheaton Academy to the state championship during the 2009-10 season and won 45 straight matches ... team won six of eight tournaments during the 2009-10 season and over his four years went 57-2 in matches ... coached by Bob Broman ... scored in every match and event his team played in all four years ... played in approximately 65 rounds and had an under par average for all four years.
Born on Sept. 6, 1991, in Winfield, Ill. … son of Robert and Donna Biddle ... has four sisters; Laurie, Amy, Kristen and Brooke … business major.