2017-18 (SR): The male recipient of the Broderick Award, given to the best all-around student-athlete at ODU ... Competed in all nine events during his senior campaign ... His scoring average of 74.0 was the second-best among all regulars ... Posted the best finish of his career at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate, where he tied for second, finishing the tournament 7-under ... Posted his second top-five finish at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate, finishing fourth ... The top-placing Monarch in four of the nine tournaments.
2016-17 (JR): Competed in four tournaments as a junior... 76.9 season stroke average... Low round was a 68 at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate... Highest finish was seventh at Pinehurst... Also participated in Fort Lauderdale Intercollegiate and at ECU Intercollegiate... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... C-USA Academic Medal recipient.
2015-16 (SO): Tied for 16th at the ODU/OBX Invite while competing as an individual… Represented ODU in the Janney VCU Shootout and at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate... Earned C-USA Commisioner's Academic Medal... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Placed 48th at the C-USA Championships.
2014-15 (FR): Tied for 33rd at Seahawk Intercollegiate and represented ODU at 2015 C-USA Championships… Tied for 40th at Mission Inn Tournament.
PREP: Comes to ODU from Parkland High School where he has a 70.5 stroke average ... Captured medalist honors at the Sports Fest Tournament after shooting 10 under (66-68), which set a Lehigh Valley Junior Golf Tour tournament record ... Also tied the low round in LVJGT history at the Pennsylvania-Jersey Boy's Championships (73-72-64), in his final round ... Member of the French honor society and ODU's Honors College.
PERSONAL: Son of Chuck and Kelly Hess ... Has two sisters, Lauren and Ashley... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies - Teacher Prep ... Interested in becoming a teacher ... Favorite athlete is Sidney Crosby ... Favorite music genre is country.