UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. - University of Richmond men's golf coach Adam Decker has announced the signing of three players for next year's freshman class at Richmond.
The Spiders signed Stuart Fuller (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Will Tamplin (Ashevile, N.C.) and Andrew McInerney (Natick, Mass).
"We have another tremendous class coming to Richmond," Decker said. "These guys have all been successful on a state and regional level and will continue the culture of hard work and success that we've built at UR. I look forward to coaching them next season."
Originally from Winston-Salem, N.C., Fuller comes to Richmond from the Hill School in Chapel Hill, N.C. He lettered all four years and is serving as team captain this season. He has played the one position for all four years for The Hill School.
Fuller was the 2015 and 2014 PAISAA State Individual
Champion and led his team to the 2016 team state championship title.
In 2016, he placed 13th in the Junior PGA Championship Carolinas Qualifier with scores of 70 and 73, and also tied for 11th in the Joe Cheves Junior Invitational with scores of 72 and 69.
In 2015, he finished third at the Carmel Country Club Junior Invitational a
nd qualified the U.S. Junior Amateurs with a co-medalist finish and rounds of 70 and 70. That year, he was named a Carolinas Golf Association All-State Second Teamer, putting him among the top 20 golfers in North Carolina.
Outside of golf, Fuller is a MAPL All-Academic First Teamer.
Tamplin hails from Asheville, N.C., where he attends Asheville Christian Academy
. He has played as the number one golfer on his team and is currently serving as captain.
Tamplin is a two-time NCISAA AA All-State honoree along with an All-Conference honoree. He was named to the 2016 Asheville Citizens-Times All-WNC Golf Team.
A three-time state tournament participant, Tamplin finished third, fourth and fifth in consecutive years. He logged a top-five finish in the 2014 AJGA Junior All-Star event at Kokopelli and a top-five finish at the 2015 Sedgefield Junior Amateur.
Tamplin is also a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.
Richmond's final recruit hails from Natick, Mass., where McInerney attends Xaverian Brothers High School.
A four-time Catholic Conference All-Star, McInerney captains his high school team whe
re he was won team MVP awards three times.
He led Xaverian Brothers to state championships in 2014 and 2016. He also played in the 2016 U.S. Juniors and lost in a playoff for match play this past summer.
Along with golf, McInerney also plays ice hockey and is a four-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic honoree.