Jackson Skeen
Jackson Skeen
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Jonesborough, Tenn.
Previous School: Tennessee

Spring 2022 (R-Freshman): Skeen competed in all six of the team's events in the spring, totaling 12 rounds of stroke play and all five rounds of match play… carded a 69-70=139 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 14-15) for a top-10 finish… earned a top-10 finish at the Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 11-12) with a 146… tied for seventh in the stroke play portion of the OVC Championships (Apr. 24-27) with a 72-75-75=222… after a HALF against Tennessee State at the match play Carpenter-Chaney Classic (Apr. 4-5), helped Tech advance to the championship match with a 5&4 victory over Morehead State… picked up a 4&3 victory over SIUE to help the Golden Eagles clinch a spot in the final of the first-ever match play portion of the OVC Championships… became the first player in program history to capture OVC Freshman of the Year honors… took home the team's Bobby Nichols Award for Leadership… tied with teammate Bracton Womack for fourth in the OVC and eighth in program history with a 72.76 scoring average.

Fall 2021 (R-Freshman): Skeen participated in three of Tech’s four fall tournaments, completing nine rounds of action… made his collegiate debut at The Grover Page Classic (Oct. 4-5), earning a top-10 finish… fired a season-low round of 68 to open the event… finished with a 68-70-75=213 for his season-best score… turned in a 71-75-71=217 at the Georgia State Invitational (Oct. 11-12)… posted a 71-71-78-220 at the Battle at Black Creek (Oct. 25-26)… concluded the fall season with a scoring average of 72.22.

Spring 2021 (Freshman – Tennessee): Skeen sat out the 2021 spring season as a redshirt.

Fall 2020 (Freshman – Tennessee): Skeen sat out the 2020 fall campaign as a redshirt.

High School: Skeen was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Kevin Vannoy at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tenn., leading his team to the TSSAA Boy's Golf Large Class State title in 2018… took home the 2018 TSSAA Large Class Individual Championship, firing a 1-under 71 to become Science Hill's first-ever individual state champion… named Big 7 Conference Player of the Year each of his final three years in high school… collected TSWA All-State honors in both 2016 and 2018… led SHHS to runner-up showings in both the 2016 and 2019 TSSAA Large Class State Championships in addition to the 2018 title… ranked a top-150 player in the 2020 class by Junior Golf Scoreboard… boasted nine top-20 finishes on the AJGA circuit, including a win at the Sneds Tour Elite.

Personal: Son of Courtney and Mark Skeen… born November 4, 2001… full name is Jackson Pfeiffer Skeen… grandfather, Bruce, played football collegiately at Alabama (1963) and baseball at Cumberland Junior College (1964) and Middle Tennessee (1965-67), earning All-OVC honors on the diamond in 1966 and 1967… after sitting out the 2020-21 campaign at Tennessee as a redshirt, Skeen competed in the Tri-Cities Amateur Tour… fired a tournament single-round, record-tying 64 to help win the Tillinghast Invitational in June 2021… followed it up with a victory at the Link Hills Invitational.

Academic: Majoring in business management.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2021-22 OVC All-Newcomer Team
  • 2021-22 All-OVC Team
  • 2021-22 OVC Freshman of the Year