Men's Golf



Nicholas Smits
Nicholas Smits

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gold Coast, Australia

High School:
All Saints Anglican School

Last College:
Oklahoma

07/16/2014

Smits wins Nevada State Amateur

Senior continues hot play during the summer.

07/08/2014

Smits qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Senior shoots rounds of 66 and 73 at sectional qualifying

04/27/2014

Nevada finishes sixth in the Mountain West Championship

Mulvany finishes tied for 10th.

04/26/2014

Nevada jumps into top-5 after day two

Two players in the top-10.

04/25/2014

Nevada ninth after day one

Three shots behind Boise State.

06/04/2014

2014 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship.

2014 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship.

Nevada

2013-2014 (Spring): Competed in six events and was third on the team in scoring average with a 74 ... Best finish came at the El Macero Classic where he finished tied for 17th ... El Macero was also his season low round (70) and season low round to par (-2) ... Finished the Mountain West Championship tied for 45th.
2013-2014 (Fall): Joined the team as a junior. Competed in five events and lead the team in stroke average at 72.5 ... Best Finish came at the Mark Simpson Colorado Invite where he finished tied for 11th ... Best tournament score came at the Ram Master Invitational (213) ... Best round came at the Gene Miranda Invite (68)


Prior to Nevada

Came to Nevada after two seasons at the University of Oklahoma.

High School Junior Golf

Graduate of All Saints Anglican School ... All School Anglican School Sports Colors 2010 ... 2010 Academic Endeavor Achievement Award.

Personal

Born Nicholas Smits ... Son of Frank and Susan Smits ... Two younger siblings, Christopher and Talia Smits ... Majoring in Finance ... Wants to play on the PGA after college ... Most memorable moment was winning his first tournament ... Sports hero is Muhammad Ali ... Enjoys watching sports, movies, and working out in his spare time.

Statistics/Records
Season Low Round (score): 68 at the 2013 Gene Miranda Invite.
Season Low Round (to par): -4 at the 2013 Gene Miranda Invite.
Season Best Finish: T11 at the 2013 Mark Simpson Colorado Invite.
Career Low Round (score): 68 at the 2013 Gene Miranda Invite.
Career Low Round (to par): -4 at the 2013 Gene Miranda Invite.
Career Best Finish: T11 at the 2013 Mark Simpson Colorado Invite.

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