UTEP's Simonsen Named C-USA Men's Golf Freshman of the Year

Martin Simonsen

Martin Simonsen

May 1, 2012

UTEP's Martin Simonsen has been appointed the Conference USA Men's Golf Freshman of the Year. He is also a second team All-League selection and a member of the C-USA All-Freshman Team.

A native of Gistrup, Denmark, Simonsen made his Miner debut at the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate Jan. 30-31 in Tucson, Ariz. Simonsen played in all seven of UTEP's spring tournaments and was the team's top finisher five times, including taking fourth place at the C-USA Championship. He currently has a 72.3 stroke average and is expected to land an individual bid to NCAA Regionals on May 7.

Joining Simonsen on the C-USA All-Freshman squad are Houston's Roman Robledo, SMU's Sam Fidone, Tulsa's Matt Mabrey and UAB's Paul Dunne.



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