Men’s Golf Recruiting Questionnaire
Head Coach Mark Guhne
2014-15 Team Information
Season Stats (HTML)
Ben qualified for the 2006, 2007 and 2008 English Amateurs advancing to the final 16 in 2006 losing 2 & 1 to Rhys Piper in the quarters...qualified for the 2008 British Amateur.
Rickett ranked second on the team and third in the SoCon with a 73.09 scoring average...led squad ranked No. 107 nationally in the in the Golfweek/Sagarin Ratings Index...All-Southern Conference...team best with top 10 finishes in four events, top 20 in eight...tied for second in the Aldila Scenic City Invitational with a career-best 205 (-11)...tied for eighth at the Ping-Golfweek Preview with a one-under par 212 and the SoCon Championship with three par or better rounds in Florence shooting two-under par...low round of 67 (-5) came in first round at Administaff Augusta State Invitational in helping the Mocs to a tournament-record 273 (-15) for the opening 18...shot 68 (-4) in rounds two and three at Aldila Scenic City Invitational...tied for 13th with teammate Stephan Jaeger at NCAA South Central Regional shooting 10-over par 226...SoCon Golfer of the month for September...six rounds in the 60’s and 16 par or better rounds overall which led the team...32 of 35 rounds counted to team score.
All-SoCon...Rickett played in 12 of 13 events, one as an individual...fourth on the squad with a 72.89 scoring average...three of career-best four top 10’s were in the spring including tying for second at the SoCon Championship...was spot on at the Scenic City Invitational finishing tied for second with a career-best seven-under par score of 206...low round was a five-under par 66 at the Scenic City...of his 12 par/better rounds, nine came in the Spring...had 11 under-par rounds, six in the 60’s...top 10 in Southern Conference in scoring average...named SoCon Golfer of the Week (3/26)...ranked No. 161 in Golfweek/Sagarin Ratings Index and No. 176 in Golfstat Cup...ranked in the top 20 nationally in eagles (tie 2, 8) and par 5 scoring (13, 4.65)...carded in the team score 28 of 33 rounds for the year, 22 of 24 in the Spring.
Ben competed in three tournaments, two as an individual...two of three team rounds counted...best finish was a tie for 12th at the Scenic City Invitational...best total score was a +6 at the USA Spring Golf Classic...low round of 71 (-1) was shot twice, once in the first round of the Raines Development Group Intercollegiate and once at USA Spring Golf Classic.
Rickett played in all 12 tournaments, once as an individual...in the 11 team events, his score counted 27 of 33 times...posted a 74.69 scoring average...had two top 10 finishes...tied for fifth at the Re/Max UTC Fall Classic...shot a six-under par 207 at the Buffalo Rock/Southern Showdown...carded four rounds in the 60’s and nine par or lower efforts...low round of 68 (-3) shot three times including the first and second rounds of the Buffalo Rock/Southern Showdown.
Played golf and soccer...soccer won the 2004 London Cup and finished as runner-up in 2005...soccer lost in the finals of the 2005 nationals.
Born June 9, 1987 in Kingston-upon-Thames in London, England...son of Michael and Sue Rickett...has two younger brothers, Tim and Alex...majoring in psychology.