Darren Simons
Darren Simons
Height: 6-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: St. Marys, Pa.
High School: Elk County Catholic
Previous College: University of Maryland

As A Junior (2014-15)
Endured an injury-plagued season due to a wrist strain ... played in five tournaments and averaged 79.6 over 13 rounds ... his best finish was a tie for 20th (of 74) in the season-opening Colgate Invitational with scores of 79-71-79/229 ... placed 36th (of 71) in the Cape Fear National Intercollegiate in March.

As A Sophomore (2013-14)
Played in 12 tournaments … finished first at the Little Three Championship with a score of 140 … finished tied for fifth at the Leo Keenan Invitational and posted nine top 50 finishes (tied for 18th at the Greenbrier Collegiate Invite, tied for 20th at the Dayton Flyer Invitational, tied for 23rd at the Carlton Oaks WIU Invitational, tied for 27th at the Colgate Invitational, tied for 29th at the Cornell Invitational, tied for 30th at the Notre Dame Oak Hill Invitation, tied for 37th at the Atlantic 10 Championship, tied for 38th at the Davidson College Invitational and tied for 40th at the Binghamton Fall Invitational )… recorded 21 rounds under 80 … recorded a stroke average of 77.31 over 29 rounds, a last round average of 76.58, a percentage of .622 in fairways hit and a .611 percentage in greens in regulation … scored 53 birdies. 

As A Redshirt Freshman (2012-13) | Tournament-By-Tournament Stats
Played in 10 tournaments and produced four top-20 finishes ... posted a 78.8 stroke average over 23 rounds and notched 13 rounds under 80 … finished the Atlantic 10 Championship with scores of 78 and 76 for a 234 three-round total and placed 57th of 65 competitors … closed the Old Dominion/Outerbanks Tournament with rounds of 75 and 77 for a 234 three-round score … finished in a tie for 36th of 79 golfers after firing a 155 over two rounds at the Binghamton Invitational … tied for 18th out of 75 players after shooting a two-round 153 at the Cornell Invitational … matched his career-low round with an even-par 70 in the second round of the Leo Keenan Invitational and tied for 18th out of 45 competitors with a two-round 150 … fired a 1-under 70 in the first round of the Navy Fall Classic and finished the two-round tournament tied for seventh with a 153 total … carded a two-round 153 and tied for seventh out of 24 golfers at the Little Three Championship.

As a Freshman (2011-2012)
Redshirt year at the University of Maryland.

High School
Finished third in the Pennsylvania state tournament his senior year as his team won the district championship and he earned team most valuable player honors ... the team a district title in his junior season ... finished sixth at the state championship during his sophomore season ... participated in the 2010 USGA Junior Amateur … also played basketball and tennis.

Son of Denny and Janice Simons ... has two sisters, Heather and Kelly, and a brother, Keith … majoring in management.