Player: Matt Sharpstene
2020-21: Conference USA All-Conference Second Team ... played in all seven tournaments and 21 rounds earning his first top-20 with a tie for 19th at the Desert Intercollegiate with rounds of 68-75-74-217 (+1) ... finished fifth at the Linger Longer Invitational as one of five to win the team title going 70-69-71-210 (-6) ... fifth again at The Collegiate Invitational three weeks later going 73-71-69-213 (E) improving each round to end at even ... played on the five-man team at both the C-USA Championship and NCAA Kingston Springs Regional ... finished third on the team with a 72.81 stroke average with eight rounds under par.
*Semifinalist in 2020 U.S. Amateur
Prep: Transfers to Charlotte from West Virginia where he spent three seasons compiling a 72.07 career stroke average ...tied for second at the Mountaineer Invitational and posted 11 rounds at par or better ... in 2018-19, led the team with a 70.73 stroke average as the team MVP and a PING All-Midwest Region team member ... ranked #55 in the nation and recorded a dozen rounds in the 60's ... started career with a bang setting the WVU school record with a 64 during his freshman season and was named the first-ever Big 12 Golfer of the Month ... played at T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville as a three-time all-state selections, multiple Player of the Year honors, won the 2016 4A Regional and appeared in the same year's U.S. Junior Amateur.
Personal: Parents are Jeff and Kari ... has one sister, Sara ... loves playing sports, hanging out with friends/family and working out ... plans to major in Communications ... birthday is January 4th.