UTEP's top finisher at eight of 12 tournaments ... also paced the squad with a 73.2 scoring average, four top-10 finishes and six top-20 showings ... shot seven sub-70 rounds ... best score of 211 (71-70-70) came at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, where he tied for seventh place ... tied for fourth place at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational (73-69-71-213) ... tied for eighth place at the General Hackler Championship (73-71-75-219) ... finished ninth at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate (75-74-69-218) ... tied for 14th place at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational (80-69-68-217) ... tied for 18th place at the Conference USA Championship (68-76-76-220).
Conference USA Freshman of the Year ... also appointed to the Conference USA All-Tournament team ... played in his first tournament for the Miners in late January and went on to lead the team at five of seven spring events ... posted a team-leading 72.6 scoring average ... earned an individual bid to NCAA Regionals ... tied for 27th place at the Norman Regional with a seven-over-par 223 (72-75-76) ... picked up three top-10 finishes, including a season-best fourth place showing at the Conference USA Championship ... shot his season-low 212 twice, including at C-USA ... posted four sub-70 rounds (67 at Arizona Intercollegiate, 69 at The Farms Invitational, 67 at Jim West Intercollegiate, 67 at C-USA) ... other top-10 finishes came at The Farms (tied for sixth place) and Jim West (tied for fifth place).
PRIOR TO UTEP
Graduate of HHX Turøgade High School ... won several tournaments during the calendar year 2008, including the DM Matchplay, Stygge Krumpen, JDT Final, Faxe 3 and Jagerpris Open events.
Full name is Martin Leth Simonsen ... parents are Arthur and Lissa Simonsen ... has one brother, Mathias, and one sister, Maja-emilie ... major is undeclared.