Player: Christian Banke
University: University of Arizona
Area of Study: International Security
Expected Graduation: 2022
Soldier Honored: Eric W. Morris
Graduate Senior (2020-21): GCAA All-American Scholar... Pac-12 Spring Academic Honor Roll... Part of Wildcat lineup at Pac-12 Championships that won program’s first team title since 2004… Played in five events in shortened spring season, his first as a Wildcat… Best finish in leaderboards was 17th at Arizona Intercollegiate… Also posted a strong, Top-25 finish at the Pac-12 Championships… Lowest tournament score of season came at Arizona Intercollegiate with a 218… Shot best round of his career in second round of season-opening Arizona Intercollegiate with a 67 in second round… Carded four rounds of 70 or lower for the season with two of those coming in the 72-hole Pac-12 Championships… Posted fourth best scoring average on the team for the season.
Prior to Arizona: 2019-20 All-Mountain West performer at San Diego State… Finished eighth at 2019 MW Championships….Posted 11 Top-25 finishes in his career with the Aztecs, including three Top-10 finishes… Best career finish was tied for fourth at 2019 William H. Tucker Invitational… Capped 2019-20 season as only Aztec to have his score count in every team event in the season, posting a 1.000 count percentage… Shot par or below in 14 of his 20 rounds in final season at San Diego State…. Joins the Wildcats as a graduate transfer and will pursue his graduate degree in International Security Studies.