Kyle Wilson
Kyle Wilson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mount Airy, N.C.

High School:
Mount Airy HS

Height:
5-8


04/23/2013

J.T. Poston Finishes Tied for 10th to Lead WCU at SoCon Championships

Poston garners All-Southern Conference honors following annual event

03/28/2013

Western Carolina Takes University Cup Match from Appalachian State

Seniors Michelle Bello and Steven Smith rally for wins in team victory

03/24/2013

J.T. Poston Finishes Fourth, Catamounts Sixth at Furman Intercollegiate

WCU puts two in individual top 20 but slips three spots in final team standings

03/23/2013

Poston, Smith Lead WCU to Third After 36 Holes at Furman Intercollegiate

Catamounts six strokes out of second, 10 out of first entering Sunday's final round

03/22/2013

WCU Men's Golf Fourth, Poston Tied for Lead at Furman Intercollegiate

Poston carded four-under par 68, Smith two-under 70 in opening round

Kyle Wilson Blog

Career Notes: Played in 76 career rounds through 28 career events for the Catamounts ... Finished his career ranked eighth in WCU school history with a 75.28 stroke average.

2012-13 (Redshirt Senior): Returned to the WCU roster to complete his senior season ... Participated in nine of WCU's 11 seasonal events on the year ... Finished as the second-best finisher for the Catamounts in four seasonal tournaments, three of which came during the fall portion of the schedule ... Ranked third on the team in scoring average at 75.19, the 25th-best single-season in program history ... Shot seven rounds of even-par, 72, or better on the season ... Carded a season-low round (69) and season-best finish (10th-t) at the Saint Mary's Invitational (Sept., 2012) held at the Bayonet & Black Horse Courses in Seaside, Calif. ... Named to the 2013 Southern Conference Spring Academic All-Conference team and to the 2012-13 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

2011-12 (Senior): Attended North Carolina State, did not participate in men's golf action.

2010-11 (Junior):Played in all five events in the fall portion of the schedule - competing in 13 rounds - but left the team prior to the start of the Spring of 2011 ... Was averaging a career-low 74.31 strokes per round prior to leaving the team ... Paced the team at the season-opening event, The Invitational, hosted by the College of Charleston at Kiawah Island by finishing tied for 27th with a three-round score of 227 ... Carded a season-low round of 72 twice, first in the final round of the Wolfpack Invitational and again in the opening round of the Hummingbird Intercollegiate ... Recorded a career-best finish of tied for 11th at the Davidson Invitational

2009-10 (Sophomore):Played in 10 of the 11 seasonal tournaments, only missing the Aldila Scenic City Invitational in Chattanooga ... Ranked fourth on the team with an overall scoring average of 75.04 ... Posted his first-ever top 10 finish with a career-best sixth-place showing at the season-opening Spring Hill Suites Intercollegiate, hosted by Francis Marion at the Country Club of South Carolina ... Shot a career-low, three-round 211 which included a career-low round of 68 ... Led the team for the first-time in his career with a 14th-place finish and a three-round score of 214 at the Cowboy Classic at the Talking Stick Golf Course in Arizona ... Finished tied for 36th at the Southern Conference Championship.

2008-09 (Freshman):Competed in four events averaging 77.40 over his 10 rounds ... Finished tied for 79th with a three-round score of 230 in his WCU debut at the Aldila Intercollegiate ... His previous career-best finish of 73rd came at the Cowboy Classic, hosted by Wyoming at the Talking Stick Golf Course in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Posted his season-low round of 70 on the final 18 holes of the Cowboy Classic event ... During the summer, finished tied for 16th at the 49th annual North Carolina Amateur Championship with a one-under, 287.

Prior to Western:Was a four-time, Northwest 1A All-Conference selection for Mount Airy High, and earned team MVP honors all four years at MAHS ... In 2007, won four individual medalist honors including the Atlantic Coast Junior Masters with consecutive rounds of 70 ... The winning continued through his junior season as Wilson also won the Eastern Junior Golf Association tournament in Siler City, N.C., the National Junior Golf Club tournament at the Pitt and the Trusted Choice "Big I" regional qualifier ... Additionally finished fifth out of 120 golfers in the stroke play portion of the North Carolina Junior at Cedarbrook Country Club in Elkin, qualified for the Optimist International Junior Championships and was runner-up in the 2008 Carolinas Amateur Championship.

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