2005 Fall: Played in all five tournaments as a true freshman ... Had a stroke average of 75.1 and a low round of 70 (Reynolds Plantation Classic) ... Was tied for third overall after 36 holes of the Reynolds Plantation Classic before suffering a final round 80 to drop to 21st ... Came in 40th at the Missouri Bluffs Challenge and recorded his top 54-hole score (220).
High School: Played golf for coach Jimmy Long at Heath High School in Paducah ... Lettered in golf and basketball ... An all-state and all-region performer who was among the top 100 prospects in the nation coming out of high school ... Won the prestigious Kentucky State Amateur in May of 2005 to become the youngest winner in the tournament's history ... Finished third in the Kentucky High School state championship ... Was first in the regionals as a sophomore and was second as a senior ... Placed 13th at the 2004 Bubba Conlee and came in seventh at the 2003 event.
Personal: Rick is majoring in concrete industry management ... born on August 14, 1986 ... son of Rick and Linda Cochran ... is the nephew of PGA Tour professional Russ Cochran.