Catamounts open the season at Golfweek Program Challenge in Myrtle Beach
2012-13 (Sophomore): Transferred to WCU in the fall of 2012 and walked on to the men's golf team ... Sat out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules.
2011-12 (Freshman): Played in four events in the fall of 2011 at UNCG, totalying 11 rounds with an average of 75.82 ... Finished T-47th at VCU Shootout with rounds of 70-74-76 ... Finished T-44th at Auto Trader with 79-75-74 ... Played During the summer, qualified for the North Carolina Amateur and the Southern Amateur, making the cut at the NC Amateur and finished with a four round total of 305 (73-75-78-79).
Prior to Western Carolina: Was the 2008 Cedar Rock Country Club champion ... Shot a course-record 64 there in 2006 ... Fell in a playoff at the Caldwell County Amateur ... Named to the North Carolina All-State Junior Team. At Hibriten High School: Four-year All-Catawba Valley Athletic Conference and all-county performer at Hibriten High School ... CVAC Player of the Year and county player of the year in 2009 and 2010 ... CVAC Rookie of the Year in 2006 ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... won the 3A West Regional title in 2010, shooting a 65 ... competed in the 3A state tournament in 2009 and 2010, finishing seventh as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Cristian Alexander Simmons ... Born July of 1992, in Lenoir, N.C. ... Is the son of Barry and Susan Simmons.