Fall 2001: Led the squad with a 72.00 stroke average and two top 10 finishes while competing in all five events during the fall season ... was the Cards' top finisher in four of five events ... started the season strong with consecutive top 10 finishes at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate (T-7) and the Earl Yestingmeier Invitational (T-5) ... the six-under 210 he fired at the season-opening Mid-Pines Intercollegiate tied his career-best for a 54-hole event ... paced the Cards with an 11th place finish at the Xavier Invitational.
2000-2001: Paced the Cardinals with a 74.00 stroke average ... one of just two Cardinals to compete in all 11 outings ... finished among the top 12 six times in 11 events and was the Cards' top finisher five times ... earned medalist honors at the San Diego Aztec Invitational, firing a six-under 210 ... final round 68 (-4) allowed him to leapfrog seven other competitors for the two-shot win ... opened season with an 11th-place showing at Minnesota ... final round 72 helped his cause ... 36-hole total of 149 to finish tied for 11th at a rain-shortened Crown Classic in Lufkin, Texas ... fired a career-best 146 for a 36-hole event with consecutive rounds of 73 to claim a fifth-place finish at the Birkdale Collegiate Classic.
1999-2000: Became U of L's No. 3 player with a solid spring ... averaged 74.56 in six spring starts ... posted a 75.25 stroke average for the year ... recorded a fourth-place finish at the Johnny Owens Invitational helping U of L to a team title ... posted a top 20 showing at the Conference USA Championships, tying for 17th place at +7 ... opened spring campaign with a 19th place showing at the Ron Smith Invitational ... saw action in all five of the Cardinals' fall competitions ... two top 30 showings including a 15th place outing at the Gunby Jordan Intercollegiate ... fourth among Cards with a 75.79 scoring average after the fall season.
1998-1999: Played in three fall events, two as an individual ... fired a career-low 69 on his way to a 28th-place showing at Colonel Classic ... opened Legends of Indiana with a 75-74 before finishing tied for 48th place ... saw action in just three spring competitions ... averaged 77.1 strokes per round in the spring and 76.92 for the season.
High School and Personal: A letterwinner in golf and basketball at Barren County High School ... was a semifinalist at `97 Western Junior amateur ... a 1995 all-state honoree ... graduated second in his high school class ... 1996 prep regional champion for the Trojans ... earned `96 Kentucky Junior State Amateur Championship ... born July 7, 1978 ... majoring in business administration with an emphasis on accounting ... son of Bob and Pat Sturgeon.