Nick Thornton
Nick  Thornton

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Boerne, Texas

High School:
Geneva

Last College:
Baylor

Height:
5-10

Experience:
Tr

02/18/2018

MG: Mavericks open spring with top 10 finish

Gonzalez equaled his second-best finish to pace UTA in Palm Desert

02/17/2018

MG: Guanlao continues to pace Mavs in California

UTA enters tomorrow's final round in 10th place at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate.

02/16/2018

MG: Guanlao paces Mavs on first day of spring

Haslet native among top 10 in a strong field in Palm Desert

02/14/2018

MG: Challenging field awaits Mavs in spring opener

UTA plays the first of five spring events this weekend in Palm Desert, Calif.

11/08/2017

MG: UTA golfers conclude fall season

Mavericks finish tied for 15th in star-studded field at Saint Mary's Invitational

09/12/2017

2017 Sam Hall Intercollegiate

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.

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