As a Junior (2008-09): Made season debut at The Prestige at PGA WEST in La Quinta, Calif... concluded the event tied for 38th as the Knights finished fourth.
As a Sophomore (2007-08): Played in eight events... recorded two top-10 finishes and three top-20 showings... participated in the NCAA West Regional in Bremerton, Wash... tied for 17th at the Conference USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark. (220, +4)... carded a one-under 71 to conclude the event... helped lead the Knights to the team title at the UK Bluegrass Invitational in Lexington, Ky... tied for sixth at the tournament with a three-round total of 225 (+12)... at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate in Austin Texas, carded a three-over 74 in the opening round... shared medalist honors with Greg Forest at the Rio Pinar Invitational in Orlando... finished the two-day event at 205 (-11)... in the second round, carded an eight-under 64, which tied the school record for a low round... posted a two-under 69 in the second round... in the first event of the spring, tied for 56th at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla... recorded a one-over 73 in the final round... opened the year by tying for 47th at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Ala... after the season, finished second at the Rice Planters Amateur in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
As a Freshman (2006-07): Participated in nine events... recorded one top-20 finish... competed at the NCAA East Regional in Alpharetta, Ga., tying for 59th... opened the event by firing an even-par 72 in the first round... finished in a tie for 28th at the Conference USA Championship in Texarkana, Ark... posted a one-under 71 in the first round at the conference tournament... tied for 50th at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz... also tied for 50th at the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee... closed the event with a one-under 71... competed as an individual at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in the fall in Zionsville, Ind., and finished tied for 42nd... made his collegiate debut at the Topy Cup in Japan and tied for 11th at 222 (+6)... recorded a two-under 70 in the third round.
Prior to UCF: Graduated from Miami's Killian High School in 2006, but has ties to Orlando from three years at Dr. Phillips High School... Dr. Phillips produced UCF Athletics Hall of Fame member and PGA TOUR veteran Robert Damron... named to the Orlando Sentinel All-Orange County First Team in 2005... placed third at the state tournament as a junior... earned American Junior Golf Association All-America Third Team honors in 2005 after recording a pair of top-five finishes.
Personal: Born in Miami, Fla... son of Gary and Carie Stern... majoring in hospitality management.