Player: Albert Boneta

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
University: University of New Mexico
Area of Study: Finance
Expected Graduation: 2023
Soldier Honored:

SOPHOMORE (2020-21): Named NCAA DI Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar … named Mountain West Golfer of the Week on April 22 … named to the 2021 All-MW Team … led the Lobos in a pair of tournaments including the Thunderbird Collegiate where he tied for first and the season opener at the Arizona Intercollegiate where he tied for fifth … first collegiate win came at the Thunderbird Collegiate where he finished -12 … saw action in all eight of UNM’s contests … posted three top-five finishes … tied for fifth overall at the 2021 Mountain West Championships … posted a team-low single-round score of 65 twice … tied for second on the team with a 71.75 scoring average … 20 of his 24 rounds counted for the team score for 83.33 percent counted rounds on the season … named to the 2020-21 Mountain West All-Academic Team … named a 2020-21 Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

FRESHMAN (2019-20): Competed in all eight of the Lobos’ tournaments as a freshman with just over 65 percent of his rounds counting toward the team score … averaged 74.26 strokes per round, fifth on the team … best finish was tied for 11th at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate … posted a low-round of 70 twice at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate and the John Burns Intercollegiate … named 2020 Mountain West Academic All-Conference … named a 2019-20 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from CAR de Sant Cugat in 2019 … ranked 345th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings … winner of the Grand Prix de Landes and runner up in the Spanish U18 Championship … has represented Spain in multiple tournaments including the Toyota Junior World Cup where he tied for third overall and the European Boys’ Team Championship … registered an average score of 72.31 in 2019 under high-school coaches Joan Bronchales, Fernando Font and Ricardo Boada.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 30 in Barcelona, Spain to father Juan Boneta and mother Montse Cami … has one sibling, Mireia … … played for Can Cuyas Golf club team … majoring in business … favorite athlete is Rafa Nadal … favorite food is pizza … favorite movie is “Point Break” … chose UNM for the coaching staff, facilities and New Mexico climate.


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