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Jennifer Cleary

Wilmington, DE
Tower Hill School
High School



High School / Amateur / Personal

  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences
  • An American Junior Golf Association honorable mention All-American
  • Named a Rolex All-American in 2019
  • Tabbed for the AJGA Scholastic Honor Roll
  • Was ranked the No. 21 player by the AJGA, No. 20 by Golfweek and stood No. 11 in her class in the Junior Golf Scoreboard rankings when she signed with UVA
  • In 2019, she finished in the top-10 at seven of her eight AJGA events
  • Picked up wins at the AJGA Junior at Chicopee and the Stewart Cink Championship and was the runner-up at the AJGA Junior at Southpointe
  • As a 13-year-old, she competed at the 2015 USGA Girls Junior Championship and qualified for the 2018 Girls Junior PGA Championship
  • Excelled in three sports at Tower Hill School outside of her junior golf career
  • Was the only female competitor on the school’s 2018 national championship squash team and co-captain of the field hockey squad
  • Helped Tower Hill, a co-ed team, to its fourth consecutive state golf championship in 2019
  • Was a four-time all-state selection
  • Participated in the AJGA Leadership Links program and raised money through direct donations or ones based on scoring birdies or eagles during tournament play
  • Helped to raise more than $14,000 for the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation
  • Father, Blake, attended Virginia
  • Mother, Susan, swam at Bucknell
  • Has two older brothers – Matthew and Ryan
  • Matthew also attended UVA