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Nick Budd
Player Profile:
Nick Budd 2336841
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
High School: Etowah
Experience: High School

Career Stats

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

2015-16
Earned three top 25 finishes during his freshman year, including the final two events of the regular 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 . . . Finished fifth on the team with a 74.81 scoring average, playing in all 12 tournaments this year . . . In first NCAA Regional appearance, counted twice with rounds of 74 and 72 in the first and last rounds . . . Shot 73 or better in eight of his last 12 rounds of the regular season.

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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