MINERS

Martin Simonsen
 Martin Simonsen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gistrup, Denmark

High School:
Aalborg Business College

Experience:
HS

04/21/2014

Miners Of The Week: April 21

UTEP Athletics Honors Martin Simonsen & Davina Meza

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

04/22/2013

UTEP Men's Golf in Sixth Heading to Final Day of C-USA Championship

Martin Simonsen is tied for 11th place with an even-par 144 (72-72), eight strokes behind the individual leader.

04/21/2013

UTEP Men's Golf Team in Fourth After Day One of C-USA Championship

UTEP's Martin Simonsen is part of a four-way tie atop the individual leaderboard with a four-under-par 68.

04/18/2013

UTEP's Simonsen Named to C-USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team

Simonsen leads UTEP in scoring average, and has a 3.37 cumulative grade point average.

10/26/2014

UTEP Men's Golf Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese

10/26/2013

UTEP Men's Golf Price's Give 'em Five Invite

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/27/2012

UTEP Men's Golf Miner Invitational

Photo Gallery by Chad Puerling

UTEP ITEM
Two-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 grade point average).

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.

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