Branden Chicorka
Branden Chicorka
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Enfield, Conn.
High School: Fermi-Enfield

2012-13: Competed in all five tournaments in the fall season… Ranked first on the team with a 72.9 stroke average in the fall… Best finish was at the MacDonald Cup where he finished seventh (71-69=140).

Wrapped up an outstanding junior season with a 15th place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship (75-70)...Named Atlantic 10 Golfer of the Week on five occasions - three straight weeks during the fall and two consecutive weeks during the spring campaign...Averaged 73.3 per round in the fall, posting three top 5 and four top 10 finishes...Finished third at the MacDonald Cup (70-69=139) and second at the Connecticut Cup (72-69-74=215)...Opened the spring with a fourth place finish at the Homewood Suites/Siena Invite (77-70=147)...Was third at the New England D-I Championship (74-72=146)...Posted four top 5 finishes overall in the spring, including a victory at the Century Intercollegiate (72-71=143).

Saw action in 12 tournaments for the Rams, competing in six events in both the fall and spring seasons...Led URI with a 75.2 stroke average during the fall, helping lead the Rams to the NEIGA team title with his 10th place finish (73-75=148)...Fired a low-round of 70 at the Philadelphia Big 5 Tournament...Ranked second on the squad during the spring, with a 76.2 stroke average...Best single round score of the spring was a 71, at the Fireline Towson Invite.

Opened collegiate career at the Adams Cup of Newport and post a three round total of 230 (Sept. 21-22)... Carded a 71-71-74 at the MacDonald Cup (Oct. 3-4)... Finished t3rd at the NEIGA Championship after carding a 73-70 (Oct. 19-20)... Wrapped up the fall season by carding a 72-76-75 at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (Oct. 26-27)... Carded a 73-76-79 at the Fireline Towson Invitational, good for t25 finish (March27-28)... Finished t15th at the New England D-1 Championship after shooting 76-75 (April 9-10)... Had season-best performance at the Northeast Invitational after firing a third-place, 74 (April 24)... Placed t47th at the A-10 Championship (April 30-May 2).

High School:
Lettered in golf at Enrico Fermi-Enfield High School... Also played American Legion baseball and AA hockey... Captained both his golf and hockey teams... A Division II High School Championships Medalist as a sophomore... A member of the National Honor Society.

Born December 26, 1990... Son of David and Deborah Chicorka... Has one sister, Laura... Enjoys hockey, playing guitar, music and chemistry... Lists Milan Lucic as his favorite athlete and the New York Giants, Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox as his favorite teams... Majoring in education at URI.