Four-time appointment to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll for posting a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Appeared in four tournaments and registered a 76.6 scoring average ... high point of the season was winning the New Mexico Collegiate Cup, firing a one-under-par 143 (69-74) over 36 holes.
Had the second-best scoring average on the squad (75.8) ... played in seven tournaments, six during the fall season ... was UTEP's best finisher in three events - the Mark Simpson Invitational, Gene Miranda Invitational and Lone Star Invitational ... carded his season-low 220 at the Gene Miranda Invitational.
The only Miner to play in all 13 tournaments ... scoring average of 76.6 ranked fourth on the squad ... was UTEP's top finisher in two events and tied for 18th place at the Arizona Invitational ... carded a career-low 220 at the Arizona Invite ... posted his low round of 70 at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate.
Saw action in 11 of the 12 tournaments and tallied a scoring average of 76.0 (third on the team) ... his best finish was a tie for 21st at the Conference USA Championships ... posted a season-low score of 222 at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate.
PRIOR TO UTEP
All-Region golfer at Franklin High School in El Paso ... won the 2008 Matt Hicks Invitational ... 2008 Far West Texas Champion ... 2006 Transmountain Invitational Champion ... had a stroke average of 71.8 in 2009 ... graduated with a 95 GPA.
David Richard Persons was born on Oct. 11, 1990 in El Paso, Texas ... parents are John and Susan Persons ... has one brother, John ...nickname is Dave ... Business major.