Player: Brandon Smith
University: Texas A&M
Area of Study: Sport Management
Expected Graduation: 2020
Soldier Honored: Richard W. Schafer III
Earned Honorable Mention PING All-America honors as he became a key part of the Aggie lineup during his sophomore campaign … garnered honorable mention PING All-America as well as All-Central region honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America … has played in 12 events, compiling a 71.84 scoring average with 20 rounds of par or lower during 37 total rounds … has notched six top-10 finishes … produced his first career top-10 placing with a tie for ninth at the OFCC Fighting Illini Invitational (201, E) in mid-September … returned to the top-10 with a share of seventh at the John Burns Intercollegiate (212, -4) to tee off the spring semester … began a string of three consecutive top-10 finishes with a tie for seventh at the General Hackler Championship (213, -3) that was followed by ninth-place showings at the both the Valspar Collegiate (212, -1) and the Aggie Innovational (219, +3) … finished in a tie for 36th at the SEC Championship (217, +7) … was the hunt for medalist honors throughout the NCAA Bryan Regional (206, -10) before ultimately finishing in a tie for second, one stroke of the lead … stood out as the highest-placing Aggie during stroke play at the NCAA Championship (287, -1) where he finished tied for 11th to help A&M advance to match play.