NEW MEXICO: Returning senior who will look for a spot on the traveling squad in 2013-14.

2012-13: Redshirted, but played in one non-varsity tournament, finishing 20th among 27 competitors at the New Mexico Collegiate Cup in T or C, New Mexico...shot a 12-over 156 (74-82).

ODESSA COLLEGE: A two-year member of Odessa College for coach Paul Chavez...a NJCAA Academic All-America selection in 2012 with a 3.83 grade-point average...also earned the Odessa College Student Award of Excellence in 2011...was listed as who's who among students in American Universities and College in 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Randall High School in Amarillo, Texas...a three-time first-team All-District selection...the March 2009 Panhandle of Texas Golfer of the month...won more than 20 tournaments during his prep career for coach Paul Jolley...shot a school-record 65 as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 21, 1991 in Bedford, Texas...is married to Shaina Ward...parents are Sharla and Roger Ward...has one sister, Brooke...favorite athlete is Bubba Watson...intended major is Political Science.

Friday, May 29
All Day - 
Men's Golf
at NCAA Championship