Western Carolina finishes 10th in highly competitive field
Career Note: Entering his senior season, ranks 17th on the WCU career scoring ledger with a stroke average of 76.16 through 77 career rounds.
2012-13 (Junior): Saw action in six of the team's 11 tournaments on the year, competing in 17 rounds ... Posted a seasonal stroke average of 77.76 ... Turned in a season-best performance at the Furman Intercollegiate (March, 2013), finishing tied for 49th overall ... Twice averaged 75.33 in tournament play, doing so at Furman and also at the Wofford Invitational (April, 2013).
2011-12 (Sophomore): Played in all 10 seasonal events and 29 rounds, twice pacing the team as the top finisher ... Finished with a seasonal stroke average of 76.14, ranked 40th all-time in school history ... Carded rounds of even-par or better seven times including twice firing his season-low round of 69 ... Twice placed in a tie for 17th to mark his seasonal-best finishes - finished tied for 17th at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate (Oct., 2011) and again at the Samford Intercollegiate (March, 2012).
2010-11 (Freshman): Competed in all 11 events as a true freshman, leading the squad with a seasonal stroke average of 75.29, ranking 22nd on WCU's top single-season stroke average chart ... Debuted in seventh-place on WCU's career stroke average chart ... Paced the squad in finishing order in a team-high six events ... Posted a team-best, two top 10 finishes on the season ... Finished tied for 48th in his first-ever collegiate event at The Invitational hosted by the College of Charleston at the Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. ... Finished tied for seventh at the Davidson College Invitational one event prior to tallying his best career finish by tying for sixth place at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate (Fall 2010) ... Shot 141 (71-70) at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate to tie for 13th on WCU's top individual 36-hole tournament score ... Carded his career-low round of 68 at the Furman Intercollegiate (Spring 2011) ... His round of 68 tied him for the 25th-best individual 18-hole score in school history ... Teamed with Malin Jansson of the WCU women's squad to win their match in the University Cup competition with arch-rival Appalachian State ... Finished tied for 25th in his first Southern Conference Championship event.
Prior to Western: As a junior, led the way for Peachtree Ridges' 5-A Georgia State High School Championship team ... Also had an incredibly successful summer with a highlighted second-place finish at the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) Aldila Invitational ... His success earned him an invite to the AJGA Footjoy Invitational, one of the most prestigious junior events in the country.