MINERS

Roger Sloan
 Roger Sloan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Merritt, British Columbia

High School:
Merritt Secondary School

UTEP ITEMS: Four-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009) ... served as president of UTEP's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

2008-09 (SENIOR): Put together an outstanding senior campaign ... named second team All-Conference USA ... became UTEP's first NCAA Regionals participant since 2004 ... led the Miners in stroke average (72.7), top-10 finishes (five) and top-20 finishes (eight) ... three-time Conference USA Golfer of the Week (honored on Oct. 8, Oct. 22 and April 8) ... tied for second place at the Wolf Pack Classic, carding a 208 ... shot his career-low 206 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, tying for third place ... tied for sixth at the Anteater Invitational ... tied for ninth place at the Fresno Lexus Classic ... tied for 24th place to pace UTEP at the Conference USA Championship ... tied for ninth place at the NCAA South Central Regional with a seven-over-par 223, narrowly missing qualifying for the finals ... had seven sub-70 rounds for the season, including a 66 on two occasions.

2007-08 (JUNIOR): Played in eight tournaments with a 74.0 stroke average ... carded a two-under-par 214 to take second at the Border Olympics ... placed eighth at the Conference USA Championship, carding a 217 ... shot his season-low 210 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic.

2006-07 (SOPHOMORE): One of three Miners to play in all 12 tournaments ... his 74.6 stroke average was third-best on the team ... led the Miners, tying for sixth place at the Conference USA Championship (76-69-72-217) ... it was his second top-20 finish of the season after tying for 18th place at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate (74-75-72-221) ... fired a 213 (70-72-71) at the District 7 Shootout.

2005-06 (FRESHMAN): Made an impact as a true freshman, appearing in 11 of 12 tournaments and fashioning a 75.5 stroke average ... carded a 69 in the first round of the John A. Burns Intercollegiate, where he also shot his season-low score of 213 (69-73-71).

PRIOR TO UTEP: British Columbia Junior Masters champion in 2005 ... also won the Western Canadian Junior Championship that year, and fourth in the Canadian Junior Order of Merit ... Zone 2 Order of Merit winner in 2004 ... Calgary Open medalist in 2003 ... high school coach was Andy Wahnschaff ... also played basketball, hockey and volleyball in high school ... principal's honor roll student and class valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Roger Brandon Sloan was born on May 15, 1987 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... parents are Curtis and Cathy Sloan ... has two sisters ... business major.