John Eades
John Eades

Player Profile

Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Charlotte Catholic



Fall 2005: Posted three top-10 finishes in four fall events for the Terps... Led the team with a 71.2 scoring average in 11 fall rounds... Five of his 11 rounds were in the 60s and nine counted toward the team total... Finished the fall with a 4th at the VCU/Mattaponi Springs Shootout (66-76-68--210), a 3rd at the Frank Landry Invitational (75-68-73--216) and a 4th at the Georgetown Hoya Invitational (69-73--142)... Terps finished 2nd as a team at the Hoya Invitational... Fired an opening-round 65 in the first round of the fall season at the Mid Pines Intercollegiate... Best 54-hole score of the fall was a 6-under-par 210 at VCU.

Spring 2005: Finished the year as the scoring leader for Maryland, with his 72.8 over 13 tournaments being more than two shots better than the next-closest teammate... Had 35 of his 36 rounds during the entire year count toward the team total... Won two events during the spring season, capturing the Princeton Invitational (4/8-9) with a 1-over-par 214 (71-69-74) and the Rutherford Intercollegiate (4/29-30) with a 16-under total of 200 (69-67-64)... Led the Terps in five of eight spring events, including the ACC Championships (T24th, 73-81-72--226) and the NCAA East Regional (T33rd, 70-73-70--213)... Had four spring rounds in the 60s and 10 rounds at or under par... Had a 73.0 scoring average in 23 rounds in the spring... Other top-10 finishes were T10th at the Cavalier Classic and T5th at the William & Mary Invitational.

Fall 2004: Led the Terps in scoring average at 72.2 strokes per round... Score counted toward team score in 12 of Maryland's 13 rounds in the fall... Had three subpar rounds in the fall, including a 67 in the first round of The McLaughlin tourney... Low 54-hole total was a 216 as he tied for the low individual finish with a tie for 23rd at the James Madison Invitational (70-74-72)... Had a pair of top-10 finishes, placing T8th at the Georgetown Hoya Invitational and a T6th at the McLaughlin.

Spring 2004: Placed second on the team in scoring average for the spring (76.0) and season (75.5) behind Dan MacDonald... Matched MacDonald for the team-high with 38 rounds played... Won individual title at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational with even-par 72... Tournament was shortened to one round by weather... Had pair of rounds in the 60s in the spring, including a 4-under-par 68 in the first round of the first spring tournament, the Seminole Intercollegiate... Led Terps with 68-78-80--226 in that event... Low 54-hole total in the spring was 218 at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (69-75-74--218, T23rd)... Finished with four top-20 finishes individually for entire year... Placed 39th with 74-78-75--227 at the ACC Championships... Scored 77-77-78--232 to place 106th at the NCAA East Regional played at The Course at Yale... His score counted toward team score in 35 of 38 rounds for the season.

Fall 2003: One of three Terps to play in all five fall tournaments, finished third in on team with 74.5 scoring average... best finish was a T13th as he helped Maryland win The McLaughlin at Bethpage Red... shot three solid, consistent rounds, posting 71-71-72--214 for his low 54-hole total of the fall season... also had a top-20 finish when he was T15th at the James Madison Invitational... had his low 18 holes of the fall schedule with first-round 69 at JMU, followed with 74 & 72 en route to 215 total... had his score count in 12 of the 13 rounds played by Maryland in the fall.

Spring 2003: Finished his freshman season as the No. 2 scoring leader on the team for the fall-spring seasons, posting an average of 74.8 while competing in all 12 tournaments ... was the team scoring leader at both the NCAA and ACC tournaments and in four of 12 tournaments on the season ... joined senior co-captain John Moheyer as one of two Terps to participate in all 12 of the team's tournaments during the season ... posted one top-10 finish, finishing in a tie for 10th while helping Maryland to a runner-up finish (the Terps lost in a playoff) at the Wofford Invitational in mid-April ... fired his best round of the season on the second day of the Rutherford Invitational when he carded a three-under 69 on the Blue Course at State College, Pa. ... finished in a tie for 12th at the ACC Championships with a 54-hole total of four-over 220 (73-75-72) ... tied for 58th at the NCAA Regionals at Auburn, Ala., with a 54-hole score of seven-over 223 (77-75-71), improving his score in both the second and third rounds ... averaged a team-low 74.4 strokes per round in spring tournaments only.

Fall 2002: Competed in all five fall tournaments as a true freshman ... finished with a 75.3 scoring average over 13 rounds ... finished in a tie for 25th in helping the Terps to a team title at the Temple Invitational in early October ... finished in a tie for 30th while competing as an individual at The McLaughlin, firing back-to-back rounds of 74 for a 148 total ... best round came on the final day of the fall campaign, when he fired an even-par 72 at the Baylor Invitational ... in that tourney, he shot rounds of 74-73-72 for a three-over total of 219.

Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters at Charlotte Catholic High School ... was a two-time Rocky River 2A League Player of the Year, winning the honor as a freshman and sophomore ... finished fourth at the state championships as a junior and senior ... was a three-time Rocky River 2A individual champion and a four-time All-Mecklenburg County all-star ... set a pair of school scoring records as a junior, carding a 67 for 18 holes and 33 for nine holes ... captured the Midwest Regional individual title as a senior ... team MVP in 2002 ... posted a scoring average of 71.5 as a senior ... also played three years of varsity football (middle linebacker) ... was the football team captain as a senior ... selected to the 2002 North-South Amateur and the 2002 Carolina Amateur ... played in the U.S. Amateur and finished in the top 20 of the Optimist International in the summer of 2001 ... finished second at the World Junior Golf Cup in 2000.

Personal: Son of Keith and Margie Eades ... has two brothers ... plans to major in business ... enjoys fishing ... made his first hole in one at age 12.