Player: Andy Lopez
University: Texas Tech University
Area of Study: Marketing
Expected Graduation: 2021
Soldier Honored: Thomas Allen Baysore
SENIOR SEASON (2020-21)
Played in 11 tournaments, including helping the Red Raiders to the NCAA Albuquerque Regional Championship with a 21st place finish individually... Earned 6th place at the Aggie Invitational at 1-over for his best finish of the season... Secured 10th at the Colonial Collegiate with a final-round 65 to climb up the leaderboard.... Took 11th in the East Lake Cup stroke play... Earned GCAA All-American Scholar honors.
JUNIOR SEASON (2019-20)
Lopez shined for the Red Raiders in the fall season by earning his first collegiate victory at the Iverness Intercollegiate after finishing third at the season-opening Carmel Cup… He won the Iverness by shooting 73-68-70 – 211 playing as an individual at the Ohio event… Lopez continued his strong fall campaign by going 5-0 at the Big 12 Match Play Tournament to led the Red Raiders to the team title… At the event, he earned a 3&2 win over Drew Shepard (Kansas) and a 5&4 victory over Travis Vick (Texas) on the final day… Lopez would begin the spring season by earning 14th at the Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii where he shot 72-67-69 – 208 and took 30th in the final event of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate… In the shortened season, Lopez finished the year averaging rounds of 71.17 and ranked No. 38 by Golfweek and No. 46 by Golfstat.
2017-18 (Freshman at Stephen F. Austin): Southland Conference Freshman of the Year ... He had three top-10 finishes and six top-25 finishes ... His 74.67 scoring average ranked second on the team.
High School: Attended Plano West Senior High School ... Four-year letter winner ... Helped Plano West to the 2016 Texas 6A state championship as a junior ... Finished third individually at the 2015 state championship as a sophomore and placed 16th as a junior in 2016 ... Led the Wolves to a runner-up finish at the state championship in 2017 as a senior ... Registered seven top-10 tournament finishes throughout his prep career ... Claimed runner-up honors at the Legends Junior Tour Blue Bonnet Championship in 2016, shooting a two-round score of 137, after tying for third at the event in 2015 ... Tied for seventh at the 2016 Legends Junior Tour Texas State Championship ... Tied for 15th at the Texas Golf Association's 2017 Byron Nelson Junior Championship ... First alternate at the 2015 USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier ...
Personal: Son of Raymond Lopez and Tania Albarracin.