Images from the men's golf team's trip to the Seattle area for the 2010 NCAA West Regional Tournament
2010-11 (SENIOR): Participated in fourteen tournaments, registering an average score 73.83...Posted a low round score of 68 at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate...Had a top finish fifth at the Arizona Intercollegiate ending up one over par...Tallied eight top-25 finishes throughout the year, including three in the top ten.
2009-10 (JUNIOR): Took part in six varsity tournaments with his best finish coming at the Mountain West Conference Championships - a tie for 31st place after carding a 12-over 225 (80-73-72)...averaged 74.73 per round, with his lowest an even-par 71 at the Aggie Invitational.
2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 varsity tournaments, averaging 73.72 per round...Notched a top-10 finish after tiying for ninth at the Arizona Intercollegiate, where he shot an even-par 213 (74-72-67) over three rounds...Finished just outside of the top-10 at the National Invitational Tournament, again shooting even-par 213 (70-70-73) to help propel New Mexico to the team title...Low round came at the Arizona Intercollegiate, a 4-under 67 in the third round -tying his career personal low.
2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Lowest season average on the team at 73.83...best finish was a tie for 21st at the MWC Championships...tied for 24th with a 6-under 210 (73-70-67) at the John Burns Intercollegiate in just his second tournament of his career...210 was his lowest 54-hole total...67 in the John Burns third round tied for the second lowest 18-hole score on the team this season and his personal season-low.
2006-07 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted his first year at UNM...Qualified for the U.S. Amateur.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of O'Gorman High School...four-time all-state and all-city selection...five-time all-conference member...2002 state high school individual champion...2003 South Dakota state Junior champion and South Dakota Junior Player of the Year...member of three-time state championship team.
PERSONAL: Born June 1, 1986, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota...son of Chip and Jane Carlson...has two sisters, Anna (26) and Lizzy (19)...Cousin Mike Nixon is plays linebacker for the San Diego Chargers...High school All-Academic member...hobbies include watching Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings and working out...Favorite Athlete is Randy Moss...Favorite food is a t-bone steak...Favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption...majoring in Organizational Communications.