Men's Golf

Chris Rockwell - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Owings Mills, Md.

High School:
Gilman School

Chris Rockwell

2008-09 Season: Played in five competitive rounds as a junior during two events... Finished in a tie for 12th place at the 2008 Hummingbird Intercollegiate as the Commodores were one stroke away from winning the team championship at an event hosted by Western Carolina... Place in the top half of a 90-man field at VU's Mason Rudolph Championship.

2007-08 Season: Competed in six tournaments during his sophomore campaign... Best finish was a tie for 12th at the Kauai Collegiate Cup, which the Commodores won by a convincing 27-stroke margin... Low round of the season came in the final round of the Seminole Intercollegiate, a two-under 70... Also finished in the top half of the Mason Rudolph Championship and the John Hayt Collegiate... Contributed the Commodores' low round in the first and second rounds of the John Hayt Collegiate (73-74).

2006-07 Season: Competed in three team events during the spring season... Carded his lowest three-round total in his first collegiate appearance, an eight-over 224 at the Seminole Intercollegiate... The event also saw his best finish, a tie for 38th place... Lowest 18-hole score came in the first round of the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate, an even-par 72.

Amateur: Placed second at the 2009 Greystone Invitational in Birmingham... Qualified for the United States Amateur Championship for the second time in as many years in 2008 after shooting a four-under 138 at the Piney Branch Golf Club in Hampstead, Md.... Advanced to match play at the 2007 U.S. Amateur after carding a two-under 68 that included four birdies and two pars on his final six holes... Baltimore Sun Player of the Year in 2006... Named Baltimore Sun All-Metro back-to-back years in 2004 and 2005... Tacked on a Maryland State Junior Championship in 2005... Posted three Top-5 finishes in AJGA events... Won the 2004 Middle Atlantic Junior Championship... Also owns two Men's Club Championships at Green Springs Valley Hunt Club, where he owns the course record of 63.

High School: Lettered all four years, playing in the number one spot in every match... Won the Maryland Independent Athletic Association championship in 2006... Also guided Gilman to the team championship that year... Played two years of football and basketball at Gilman... As the team's quarterback, once threw up on the field and threw a touchdown pass on the next play.

Personal: Christopher Lloyd Rockwell... Son of Helen and Steve Rockwell... Has one older sister, Elizabeth (22)... Majoring in Economics, with a minor in Sociology... Lauded by the SEC's Academic Honor Roll.

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