The junior becomes the third BIG EAST individual champion in school history and first since 2000.
The junior leads the field by seven strokes entering Tuesday's final round.
Seton Hall is tied for fifth after 18 holes and trails Georgetown by 15 strokes.
The Pirates will play three rounds at Callawassie Island Golf Club starting Sunday.
The junior ties for eighth at even-par, his eighth top-10 finish of the year.
2015-16: Competed in 11 of 12 tournaments... Finished third on the team with a 75.17 stroke average for the 2015-16 academic year... Finished fourth on the team with a 77.00 stroke average for the fall season... Finished second on the team with a 74.35 stroke average for the spring season... Recorded one top-10 and one top-5 finish... Recorded three sub-par rounds... Fired a 9-over-par, 76-76-73-225, at the 2016 BIG EAST Championship... Shot a 9-over-par, 76-71-75-222, at the Rutherford Intercollegiate... Shot an 11-over-par, 78-75-153, at the Princeton Invitational... Fired an 18-over-par, 77-79-74-230, at the Seattle University RedHawk Invitational... Shot a 13-over-par, 74-75-74-223, at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate... Fired a career-best even-par, 73-72-71-216, at the Loyola Invitational... Tied for third among all individual golfers with a 2-over-par, 69-71-78-218, at the Carlton Oaks WIU Invitational... Shot an 8-over-par, 79-73-152, at the Mountaineer Intercollegiate... Shot a 13-over-par, 79-76-155, at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate... Shot an 18-over-par, 81-77-76-234, at the Hartford Hawks Invitational... Had a 10-over-par, 78-74-152, at the Navy Fall Classic... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
High School / Personal: Native of Japan, but grew up in the Philippines... Attended Cebu International School, Philippines K1-G12... Also played soccer... Won the Philippine Junior Amateur in 2014... Finalist for the Philippine Amateur in 2013... Had the Low Round of the Day at the Aboitiz Invitational ADT Day 2-67... Qualified for the Japan Junior... Named High School Athlete of the Year in 2015... Won the JGFP Visyas Interscholastic Championship in 2013... Shot a third round, 68, to repeat as the champion of the Alta Vista Challenge in 2014... Named Best in Math Studies... Member of the Ping Pong Club... Born Jan. 10, 1997.