2015-16: Named the Ivy League Player of the Year after carding program’s best single-season scoring average (dating back to the 1993-94 season) with a 72.00 … finished among the top 10 in six events … best finish was second place at the Tuxedo Autumn Invitational where he carded a 70-70-73 (E) … finished with an impressive nine-under par at The Desert Shootout (March 18-19) after carding a 67-74-66—207 … qualified for the U.S. Amateur over the summer after winning a second-hole playoff … named the Columbia Leader of the Year.
2014-15: Played in 25 rounds with an average score of 75.84 ... Tied for fifth place with a -3 (74-67—141) at the Miramont Invitational (10/13-10/14) shooting a 67 in the second round to tie for the low round of the tournament ... Took 13th at the Ivy League Championship (4/24-4/26) at +11 (77-72-78—227) ... Shot 68 in the final round of The Doc Gimmler (9/12-9/13) helping him to a tie for 29th.
2013-14: Competed in nine tournaments, playing 25 competitive rounds … Second on the team and third in the Ivy League with a 72.56 scoring average and a 1.76 score vs. par … Shot in the 60s in five rounds and par or better in eight … Matched career-best finish with a third-place showing at the Patriot Collegiate (75-68-69—212) … Tied for 18th at the Stars and Stripes Invitational (70-76-73—219) … Another third-place finish at the Wildcat Invitational led Columbia to victory at the tournament … Earned first team All-Ivy League honors with a fifth-place finish at the Ivy League Championship, helping Columbia win the tournament … Tied for 31st at the NCAA San Antonio Regional (73-75-73—221).
2012-13: Was selected to the NGCA PING All Northeast Region team … Earned a spot on the All-Ivy League second team … Posted the lowest per round average on the team at 74.45 … Led the team with 59 birdies … Third-round score (65) at The McLaughlin was the lowest single-round of the year for any Columbia golfer, and one off the program record … Tied with teammates Jordan Lee and Michael Yiu to tie for 39th at the MacDonald Cup (74-74—148) … Finished tied for third, his best finish of the year, at the John Dallio Memorial (76-70-78—224) … Notched second top-10 of the year at the Big 5 Inivtational, tying for 10th (77-74—151) … Began the spring season with a 28th place finish at the Seahawk Invitational (73-84—157) … Captured third top-10 finish of the year, tying for seventh at the Yale Spring Opener (74-72—146) … Secured second top-five of the year, placing fifth at the Princeton Invitational (73-75-68—216) to lead Columbia to a fourth-place finish as a team … Finished the year with an eighth-place showing at the Ivy League Championship (76-73-73—222).
Bergen Catholic: Three-year letter-winner at Bergen Catholic and was one of the Garden State's top junior golfers ... Ranked No. 20 among members of the class of 2012 and No. 41 among all high school golfers by Polo Golf Rankings ... Ranked 111th in the class of 2012 and 223rd among all high school golfers by National Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Ranked No. 2 among all New Jersey juniors, No. 53 in the overall class of 2012 and No. 121 among all junior golfers in the nation by Golfweek ... Had a monster junior year in 2011, winning the individual title of the 2011 NJSIAA/MGA Tournament of Champions at Neshanic Vallley Golf Course after carding seven birdies en route to a 5-under 67 ... 67 was the second-lowest score in New Jersey state championships history ... Was a 2011 AJGA Rolex All-American Honorable Mention, 2011 AJGA HP Scholastic All-American, 2011 FCWT Academic All-American and The Star-Ledger 2011 New Jersey State Player of the Year ... Garnered first-team all-league, all-county and all-state honors each of the past three seasons ... Competed in seven AJGA events in 2011-12 with three top-3 finishes and one victory ... Won the 2011 AJGA Northern Virginia Junior title after matching his career best with a 67 in the final round.
Personal: Son of Eleanor and Andrew Shih ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, Latin Honor Society and Math Honor Society ... Made the principal's list at Bergen Catholic all four years ... Was an Edmund Rice Scholar ... Born in Ridgewood, N.J.