Mavericks finish tied for 15th in star-studded field at Saint Mary's Invitational
UTA looking to move up the leaderboard on the final day of the Saint Mary's Invitational.
Mavericks join a talented field at the 12th Saint Mary's Invitational at Poppy Hills
UTA finished fifth in windy conditions at the Little Rock Invitational
UTA looking for a final round move up the leaderboard at the Little Rock Invitational.
A selection of Sterling Randal photos from the 2017 Sam Hall Intercollegiate in Hattiesburg, Miss.
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2017-18): Opened his UTA career with a team-leading tie for fourth place finish at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate at Hattiesburg (Miss.) Country Club ... reported rounds of 72-70-71 for an even par 213.
WHILE AT BAYLOR: Participated in 10 events in three seasons at Baylor University ... did not compete as a true freshman in 2013-14 ... graduated in May, 2017 with a bachelor's degree in business administration ... eight-time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll selection ... registered a 73.80 career stroke average ... shot par or better in 10 of his 30 career tournament rounds ... posted a career-best finish of 11th place at the 2015 ASU Thunderbird Invitational at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz. ... posted a 73.33 scoring average over 12 rounds as a junior in 2016-17 ... career low round was 68, which he shot twice ... finished among the top 25 individuals on three occasions ... claimed medalist honors at the 2015 Texas South Amateur Championship at La Cantera Golf Club in San Antonio ... played in the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. ... competed in the 2015 Southern Amateur Championship at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Geneva High School in Boerne, Texas ... played for coach Kirk Riggs ... helped team to a pair of state TAPPS 2A titles ... claimed state medalist honors twice ... a 4-time all-state honoree ... also a 3-time all-state selection in basketball and helped lead prep side to state titles as a sophomore and senior ... all-state in track as a junior and all-district in baseball as a senior ... National Honor Society member ... class salutatorian.
PERSONAL: Son of Robert and Joanne Thornton ... grandfather, Johnny Thornton, played golf at Baylor in 1954 and 1955 and won a Southwest Conference championship ... pursuing a graduate degree in public administration at UTA.
MG: UTA golfers conclude fall season
MG: Mavs head into final round at Poppy Hills
MG: Day 1 in the books at Poppy Hills
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