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Nick Budd
Player Profile:
Nick Budd 2336841
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
High School: Etowah
Experience: High School

Career Stats

Athletic Honors
• 2016-17 All-Sun Belt Third Team honors
• 2016 UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate Champion
• Sun Belt Golfer of the Week - Nov. 9, 2016

Academic Honors
• Spring 2017 Dean's List
• Fall 2016 Dean's List
• Spring 2016 Dean's List
• Fall 2015 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
• Currently majoring in geosciences with a goal of becoming a meteorologist.

2016-17
Earned All-Sun Belt Third Team honors following a season in which he was third on the team with a 72.91 scoring average . . . Named Sun Belt Player of the Week on Nov. 9, following his first career win at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate where he shot 67-69-68 . . . Finished the season with 19 rounds of par or better, third-most on the team . . . Opened the season with a 6-under 66 at The Invitational to lead GSU to an 18-under 270, the lowest round in relation to par in program history . . . Tied for 28th at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic, shooting 71 and 68 in the first and last rounds . . . Finished the fall with rounds of 68 and 69 at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic . . . Tied for 19th at the 3M Augusta Invitational shooting 71-70-72 . . . Concluded the regular season with a tie for 10th at the Sun Belt Championship shooting 71-72-73 . . . Earned a 2up win over Troy's Calum Masters in the Sun Belt Championship Semifinals . . . Defeated Georgia Southern's Brett Barron 3&1 in the Sun Belt Match Play Finals to help GSU to a conference title . . . Had two Top 10 and four Top 25 finishes to go along with a 561-419-52 record . . . First round scoring average of 71.50 . . . Seven rounds in the 60's this year.

2015-16
Earned three top 25 finishes during his freshman year, including the final two events of the season . . . During the fall, earned a career-best tie for 18th at the Cabo del Sol Intercoollegiate, shooting 74-70-76 en route to a team victory . . . Opened the spring with a tie for 30th at the Mobile Intercollegiate with bookend rounds of 71 . . . Tied for 22nd at the Old Waverly Collegiate, shooting a second round 71 . . . Opened with a 71 at Sun Belt Championship en route to a tie for 24th . . . Fifth on the team with a 74.81 scoring average, playing in all 12 tournaments . . . Shot 73 or lower in eight of his last 12 regular season rounds.

Prep
Three-time all-county honoree at Etowah High School who also earned all-state honors . . . Won the 2015 Hardaway Invitational shooting 66-69 . . . Won the regional championship as a senior, compiling a 71.0 scoring average during his final season . . . Led Etowah to a pair of state championship appearances, recording an eighth-place finish as a sophomore where he shot 71 to tie for second with current GSU sophomore Hayden Poole . . . Graduated with honors.

Amateur
Shot 71 to finish sixth at the 2015 GSGA State Am Qualifier before finishing tied for 26th at the GSGA State Am at Sea Island, shooting 73-73-73-66 . . . Finished tied for 24th at the 2014 Georgia Open, shooting 71-74-76-74 following an 18th-place finish at the AJGA E-Z-Go Vaughn Taylor Championship . . . Finished eighth at the 2013 GSGA Junior Championship, opening with a 71 . . . Played in the South Carolina-Georgia Challenge Cup for Team Georgia, which won 12 1/2-4 1/2.

Personal
Nickolaus Richard Budd was born March 12, 1997 in Queens, N.Y. . . . He is the son of Dorris and Richard Budd . . . Has one younger brother Jason.

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