UTEP ITEM Three-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
2014-2015 (SENIOR) Named to the Conference USA First Team for his play … led the team with a career-low 71.8 stroke average … played in his third-career NCAA Regional … was UTEP’s top finisher in eight of 10 team tournaments … recorded four top-10 finishes during the season … finished fifth at the C-USA Championships with an even par 216 (72-68-76) … finished 22nd at the NCAA Regionals with a even par 213 (71-72-70/par 71) … notched a second-place showing at the Arizona Intercollegiate with a six-under par 207 (69-69-69/par 71) … shot a eight-under par 208 (70-69-69) at the Price’s Give ‘Em Five Invitational to place 16th … collected a sixth-place finish at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate with a four-under par 209 (68-72-69/par 71) … fired lowest round of the year (68) at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate … named to the Conference USA Men’s Golf All-Academic Team for the third year in a row.
2013-14 (JUNIOR) Made his second appearance at NCAA Regionals in the last three years ... team leader in scoring average for the third consecutive season (72.7) ... was UTEP's top finisher six times in 13 events, with four top-10 and six top-20 placings ... won his first career title at the Price's Give `Em Five Invitational in El Paso with a career-low and 12-under-par 204 (71-65-68) ... other top-10 finishes came at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (eighth, 73-67-74-214), UTSA Oak Hills Invitational (eighth, 70-76-72-218) and the Western Intercollegiate (ninth, 73-70-65-208) ... tied for 12th place at NCAA Regionals in San Antonio ... named to the Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team for the second year in a row.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE) 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).
2011-12 (FRESHMAN) 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.
PERSONAL Full name is Martin Leth Simonsen ... parents are Arthur and Lissa Simonsen ... has one brother, Mathias, and one sister, Maja-emilie ... Finance major.