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Height: 6'2"
Weight: 182
Year: Senior
City/State: Swampscott, Mass.
High School: Phillips Exeter Academy [N.H.]


SUMMER 2019: Won the 111th playing of the Massachusetts Amateur Championship, surviving 36 holes of stroke play and four rounds of match play before beating UConn's Jimmy Hervol in a 36-hole match, 3&2... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst by winning his section qualifier at the Longmeadow CC with a seven-under, 133... Also competed in the Porter Cup.

2018-19: Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar ... Academic All-ACC selection ... played in 11 tournaments, including eight in the lineup ... posted a career-low scoring average of 73.52 ... won his second career tournament by shooting 208 (66-67-75, -8) at the Georgia Southern Collegiate ... the 208 at the Georgia Southern event marks his career-low 54-hole total ... also posted top-10 finishes at the Grandover Collegiate (216, even par) and the NCAA Athens Regional (214, +1) ... his four top-20 finishes, which also included a t-12th at the John Burns Intercollegiate (211, -5), marked a career best ... carded 14 rounds of par or better, including five rounds in the 60s ... matched his career-low round with the opening-round 66 at Georgia Southern.

Played in 6 tournaments, 18 rounds total … posted a scoring average of 74.28 … finished T-14 at the Grandover Collegiate, his best finish of the season … carded a low round of 70 in the Rod Myers Invitational … carded three under-par rounds.

2016-17: Saw action in eight tournaments, highlighted by a victory in the Heel Pack Individual (73-70, -1) … finished with a 75.90 scoring average, and a low round of 66 … secured the second of two top-5 finishes with a T-2 finish in the Intercollegiate Golf Championship, shooting a 211 (72-66-73, -3).

PREP: Served as captain of the Phillips Exeter Academy golf team as a senior in 2016 … named team MVP after posting a 73.37 scoring average … attended St. John’s Preparatory School in 2013 and 2014 and was named golf team MVP both years … earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic Division I honors in both of his seasons at St. John’s … the 2013 MIAA Boys Division I medalist.
JUNIOR GOLF: Ranked 23rd in the 2016 recruiting class in the Golfweek/Sagarin ratings … the No. 2 rated class of 2016 recruit in the state of Massachusetts per Junior Golf Scoreboard … finished fourth at the 2015 USGA Junior Boys Qualifier in Keene, N.H. … placed fifth at the 2015 World Series of Junior Golf, shooting 140 (-4) … Took ninth at the 2015 Massachusetts Junior Amateur … finished sixth at the 2015 Northeast Junior Classic …  New England Golf Association Junior champion in 2014 … Massachusetts Golf Association Junior Amateur Division Champion in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

PERSONAL: Born Steven John DiLisio on Jan. 15, 1998, in Salem, Mass. … son of Dana and Cheryl DiLisio ... has an older brother, Anthony ... member of the National Society of High School Scholars ... volunteered with Special Olympics, Best Buddies and AJGA Birdies for Charity ... majoring in economics at Duke.

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