Player: Matthew Riedel

2021-Matthew  Riedel
Hometown: Houston, Texas
University: Vanderbilt university
Area of Study: Economics
Expected Graduation: 2023
Soldier Honored: Kenneth E. Locker Jr.

As a Sophomore (2020-21)

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll

  • A stroke average of 71.1 in 31 rounds, second best among Commodores

  • Six top-20 finishes in 10 tournaments

  • Ranked 63rd nationally by Golfstat

  • Low round of 64 at Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate

  • Finished a season-best second at Tiger Invitational

  • Fall 2020 Dean’s List

  • Named Division I PING All-Region (Southeast)

  • Went 2-1 in match play at the SEC Championships

  • Finished 38th at the NCAA Championships

  • Tied for fifth with an 11-under 202 at the Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate

  • At the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship tied for 10th with a 3-under-par

  • Tied for 15th with a 3-over-par at the Collegiate Invitational

  • Finished in a tie for 19th with 1-under 209 at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate

As a Freshman (2019-20):

  • Played six events and averaged 73.63 strokes per round

  • Posted low round of 67 in the second round of the Florida Gators Invitational

  • Finished in a tie for 18th at the Gators Invitational, his best finish of the season

The Riedel File

  • 2018 Texas High School individual champion

  • Tied for fourth at 2018 Southern Junior Amateur

  • Tied for fifth at 2019 CB&I/Simplify Boys Championship

  • Three-time individual district champion and regional champion

  • Stratford High School team were two-time district champions

  • Was valedictorian of his class, named to the National Honor Society

  • Full name is Matthew James Riedel

  • Son of John and Betsy Riedel

  • Has two siblings, Ben and Alyssa

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