Jimmy Gillespie
Jimmy Gillespie
Year: Jr
Hometown: Glen Mills, PA
High School: Garnet Valley

2018-19: Played in all 12 rounds in his sophomore campagn with the Lions golf program, being the only golfer on the team to compete in every round...finished with a team-best 79.58 average score per round...was voted to the second team of the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference team...shot a college career-low score of 74 in two different events...on Sept. 16, fired a 74 to finish as the runner-up in the Mount Aloysius College Invitational in a field of 48 individuals...on Oct. 1, shot 74 to tie for second place out of 54 golfers in the Penn State Behrend Invitational...won the Lycoming College Invitatonal on Sept. 24 by shooting 75...was selected to the AMCC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team in a vote of his teammates...earned a spot on the AMCC's Academic All-Conference Team as a Peak Performer.

2017-18: Competed in 12 rounds during his freshman year with the Penn State Altoona golf team...averaged 80.5 per round, which ranked as the third-best average score on the squad...posted his best score of the season during day one of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships on October 8, when he carded a 75 to tie for eighth place on the day out of 45 golfers.

High School: Three-year varsity golf and tennis player...was a golf team captain in 2015 and 2016...was a first team All-Central League selection in golf in 2015 and 2016...Concord Country Club Jr. champion...Chester County interclub champion in 2015...won the Tennis Ambassador award in 2014 and 2017...took the Golf Ambassador award in 2014, 2015, and 2017...member of the National Honor Society in 2016...named the Rotary Student of the Month in 2016...four-year Interact Community Service member...four-year Martin Luther King Day Community Service Committee member.

Personal: Son of Jim and Dawn Gillespie...majoring in Accounting...is a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Sheetz Fellowship program.