NEW MEXICO: Returning veteran who will compete for playing time in tournaments, based on his 19 tour events his first two seasons ... A UNM Scholar Student-Athlete in 2012 and 2013.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in eight events with a best finish of 10th place at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate with a 3-over 219 (71-77-71)...also finished 22nd among 74 competitors at the Gopher Invitational in September with a 12-over 228 (76-76-76)...finished 28th among 88 competitors at the Arizona Intercollegiate in January with a 4-over 220 (77-70-73)...averaged 74.5 strokes per round...advanced to the semifinals in match play at the W.E. Cotton States Invitational in Monroe, La., in July.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 tournaments, including all nine starts during the spring season...had three top-20 finishes including a season-best tie for seventh at the North Ranch Intercollegiate with a 2-over-par 218...had an average of 74.64 strokes per round in 33 rounds...low round was 69 at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational...2011-12 Lobo Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Pleasant Grove High School in Texarkana, Texas ... Played for coach Steve Wren ... Was Texas 3A state champion in 2010 and 2011 ... The 2010 PGA Junior Series at Oak Tree champion ... Captured the 2010 Arkansas State Junior Stroke Play Championship ... Won the 2009 American Junior Golf Association Scissortail Junior Championship.
PERSONAL: Romero was born Sept. 10, 1993 in Texarkana, Texas ... Full name is Sean Romero ... Son of Art and step-mother Lauree Romero, and Karen Romero ... Has one brother, Ryan, a step-brother, Tyler Ashley, and step-sister, Taryn Ashley ... Father is a golf professional and played collegiately at Tulsa ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ... Favorite food is pizza ... Nickname is "Romerican" ... Majoring in Business Administration.