Jake Ellison Athlete Profile

#127 Jake Ellison

Jake Ellison
Height: 5-10 Weight: 162 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: St. George, UT



All-America

  • 2004 AGCA Honorable Mention

Personal

Son of Ronald and Susan Ellison...Father Ron Ellison is the head golf coach at Dixie State College...Snow Canyon High School...earned letters in golf, basketball, baseball and tennis...Golf Region Champion 1997-2000...3A State Golf Champion 1997-1999...All-State Golf Team 1997-2000...2000 All-Region Basketball Team...Business Management major...married Kathryn Holley in Las Vegas Temple on Sept. 18, 2004...Son, Morgan, born May 2006.

Before BYU

* Best competitive round of 64 (par 71) at Cedar City golf course
* First-place finish at the Green Springs Amateur (67) in 2003
* First-place finish at the Bloomington Amateur (69) in 1998
* First-place finish at the Junior State Amateur in 1998
* First-place finish at the Utah Junior Open (67-69--136) in 1998
* First-place finish at the Utah Summer Games (64) in 1997
* Eleventh-place finish at Junior World (74-73-72-69--288)
* Quarterfinalist at the U.S. Junior Amateur in 1998
* Sixth-place finish at the BIG Invitational in 2000
* Sixth-place finish at the BIG Invitational in 1999
* Seventh-place finish at the BIG Invitational in 2000

Stats

2006-07
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate   73-75-72--220      (+4)   T14/108
Ping/ Golfweek Preview              71-75-79--225      (+15)   T64/75
Jerry Pate National Collegiate      73-70-72--215      (+2)   T38/60
Pacific Invitational                71-72-76--219      (+3)   T31/60
Western Refining All-America        71-72-72--215      (+2)   T23/28
PING Arizona Intercollegiate        69-67-73--209      (-4)   T16/89
John H. Burns Invitational          69-69-66--204      (-12)  2/123
USC Intercollegiate                 76-WD-WD--	        --    WD/84
Morris Williams	                    73-73--146	       (+2)   T23/78
US Intercollegiate Championship	    83-74-75--232      (+16)  T54/78
PING Cougar Classic                 66-67-73--206      (-10)  2/100
MWC Championship                    74-76-69--215      (+2)   T22/34     
NCAA West Regional                  72-72-75--219      (+3)   T97/142              
2005-06
Tucker Invitational                 64-78-71--213      (-3)   T5/104
PING Preview                        73-71-75--219      (+3)   T22/75
Jerry Pate Intercollegiate          74-66-66--206      (-7)   T2/60
The Prestige                        74-70-71--215      (-1)   T6/90
Barona Collegiate Cup               69-66-70--205      (-11)  T4/92
PING Arizona Intercollegiate        71-65-69--205      (-8)   4/87
John Burns Invitational             70-65-70--205      (-11)  T7/106
Ashworth Invitational               75-80-74--229      (+16)  T58/81
Morris Williams Intercollegiate     74-73-73--220      (+4)   T32/92
U.S. Collegiate Championship        73-78-77--228      (+12)  T45/69
PING Cougar Classic                 70-67-68--205      (-11)  T2/84
MWC Championship                    74-73-76--223      (+7)   T20/45
NCAA West Regional                  68-73-72--213      (-3)   T46/141
NCAA Championship                   69-74-72-75--290   (+2)   T32/156
2004-05
Husky Invitational                  72-71-74--217      (+1)   T11/60
Tucker Invitational                 76-74-77--227      (+11)  T64/95
Fresno Lexus Classic                68-67-72--207      (-9)   T3/95
Barona Collegiate Cup               69-68-71--208      (-8)   T9/78
The Prestige                        80-79-79--238      (+22)  T45/84
Arizona Intercollegiate             69-71-65--205      (-8)   3/88
John A. Burns Intercollegiate       73-69-73--215      (-1)   T40/120
Ashworth Collegiate Invitational    72-71-72--215      (+2)   T12/81
Morris Williams Intercollegiate     79-83-76--238      (+22)  T67/85
ASU Thunderbird Invitational        72-75-76--223      (+10)  T37/79
PING Cougar Classic                 74-70-72--216      (E)    T44/100
MWC Championship                    74-71-76--221      (+5)   T18/40
NCAA West Regional                  73-76-73--222      (+12)  T72/141
NCAA Championship                   72-76-78-69--295   (+15)  T47/156
2003-04
William H. Tucker Invitational      70-76-74--220      (+4)   T23/103
Husky Invitational                  75-78-75--228      (+12)  T38/60
Fresno Lexus Classic                72-67-DQ
Barona Collegiate Cup               73-68-76--217      (+1)   T41/96
Prestige                            72-69-69--210      (-6)   T3/78
John A. Burns Invitational          68-70-72--210      (-6)   T13/116 
Cleveland Golf Classic              72-69-75--216      (+3)   T14/90
Morris Williams Intercollegiate     65-71-75--211      (-5)   T3/81
ASU Thunderbird Invitational        70-80-69--219      (+3)   T51/87
PING Cougar Classic                 73-74-73--220      (+4)   T40/76
MWC Championship                    77-68-78--223      (+7)   T15/40
NCAA West Regional                  74-70-80--224      (+8)   T46/141
NCAA Championship                   70-72-72-82--296   (+16)  T52/156
BYU CAREER STATS
Season       Events   Rnds.   Stokes   Avg.   Lw Rd.   Top 20
06-07         13       36      2,605   72.3     66       4
05-06         14       43      3,076   71.5     64       7
04-05         14       43      3,147   73.1     65       6
03-04         13       39      2,833   72.6     65       5
Total         54       161     11,661  71.4     64       22


2003-2004 | Freshman Year

*Medalist/quarterfinalist at Utah State Am with 67-70--137 during Summer 2004.
*Finalist at Kalamazoo Invitational, Summer 2004.
*Tied for 41st place at the Barona Collegiate Cup with 73-68-76--217 (+1) and shot a career low round score of 68
*Shot six-under-par at the Prestige to tie for third place and earn his top-career finish, firing 72-69-69--210
*Tied for 13th place at the John A. Burns Invitational, shooting 68-70-72--210 (-6) and tying his career round low of 68
*Finished 14th at the Cleveland Classic with 72-69-75--216 (+3)
*Took home his second third-place finish of the season and shot a career-best 65 in the first round of the Morris Williams (65-71-75--211)
*Tied for 15th place at Mountain West Conference Championship with 77-68-78--223 (+7)
*Tied for 46th place at NCAA West Regional
*Tied for 52nd place at NCAA Championship in Hot Springs, Va.
*Named to All-Mountain West Conference team
*No. 8 on MWC leader board
*Led Cougars in scoring three times during the season
*Named Honorable Mention All-American by GCAA
*Finished season ranked No. 121 by Golfweek

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

*Tied career-best third place finish at Fresno Lexus Classic with 68-67-72--207 (-9)
*Shot five consecutive rounds of par or lower at Fresno and Barona
*Earned three top-10 finishes on the season
*Finished No. 176 in the final Golfstat Cup Standings and No. 151 by Golfweek Magazine
*Finished third (-8) at PING Arizona Intercollegiate, tying career-low of 65 in the third round
*Shot an 8-under 208 and tied for ninth in Barona Collegiate Cup
*Tied for 11th (+1) at Husky Invitational
*Tied for 12th (+2) at Ashworth Collegiate Invitational
*Tied for 18th (+5) at MWC Championships
*Tied for 37th (+10) at ASU Thunderbird Invitational
*Tied for 40th (-1) at John A. Burns Intercollegiate, carding a second-round 69
*Tied for 44th (E) at PING Cougar Classic
*Tied for 45th (+22) at The Prestige
*Tied for 47th (+15) at NCAA Championship
*Tied for 64th (+11) at Tucker Invitational
*Tied for 67th (+22) at Morris Williams Intercollegiate
*Tied for 72nd (+12) at NCAA West Regional

2005-2006 | Junior Year

*Named 2006 Mountain West Conference Player of the Year
*Invited to play in the prestigious 2006 Fuji Xerox U.S.A. vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship as a member of the U.S.A.'s 12-member squad
*Began the spring 2006 season ranked No. 24 collegiate golfer in the nation by Golfweek.com
*Named All-MWC First Team
*Named Mountain West Conference Golfer for the Month after recording three top-10 finishes for October.
*GCAA H.M. All-American 2006
*2006 GCAA All-Southwest Region
*All-American Honorable Mention
*Ranked 50th at season end according to Golfweek.com
*Earned eight top-20 finishes
*Earned seven top-10 finishes
*Finished in second place at the Jerry Pate Invitational after consecutive rounds with a 66 and finishing seven-under-par (74-66-66--206)
*Shot a career-best opening round 64 and finished fifth at the Williams Tucker Invitational.
*Finished in second place at the PING Cougar Classic shooting eleven-under-par for the tournament
*Tied for sixth at The Prestige (-1)
*Tied for fourth at the Barona Collegiate Cup (-11)
*Fourth at PING Arizona Intercollegiate (-4)
*Tied for seventh at John Burns Invitational (-11)
*Tied for 20th at MWC Championship
*Tied for 46th at NCAA West Regional (-3)
*Tied at 32nd at NCAA Championship (+2)

2006-2007 | Senior Year

*Competed at the Western Refining All-America, finished in 23rd place
*Finished 14th at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate