The Miners are tied for third place and within striking distance of the tournament leader with 18 holes remaining.
Played in three tournaments as a freshman with a 76.6 scoring average ... tied for eighth place at the New Mexico Collegiate Cup (75-76-151) ... earned placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA).
PRIOR TO UTEP
Ranked first in the state as a high school senior and named to the Mexican Junior Golf Association (MJGA) National Team ... also ranked first in the state his junior year ... two-time regional champion (2011 & 2012) ... won titles at the Guadalajara National Championships and the Junior Morelia Championship in 2011, as well as runner-up at the US Kids Teen Tournament and the Cowboys TGJT Championship ... captain of the regional championship team his sophomore year ... ranked in the top-three in overall grade point average at Instituto Internacional Jefferson.
Jose Manuel Romero Reynaud was born on Aug. 18, 1993 in Morelia, Mexico ... parents are Jose Manuel Romero Reynaud and Paulette Reynaud Bernard ... has one brother and one sister ... Business major.