Bears record fifth-best NCAA Championship finish in program history
Bears are 14 strokes back of top-15 cut with one round remaining
Bears are three strokes back of cut to advance to Monday's fourth round
Bears are two strokes back of cut to make NCAA Championship
Bears are three strokes back of top five teams that advance to NCAA Championship
FALL 2015 (SENIOR)
Participated in all three events playing in No. 1 spot in Baylor lineup ... Led team with 72.22 stroke average, two rounds of par or better and two top-25 finishes ... Counted 89 percent of rounds toward team score (8-of-9) ... Shot 72 or better in seven of nine rounds ... Posted one of three best scores on team in all three tournaments ... Led team to tie for third place and recorded fifth career top-five individual finish by tying for third place at Gopher Invitational with 2-over 215 ... Tied for 22nd place at Fighting Illini Invitational after shooting 7-over 217 ... Finished tied for 36th place at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate after carding 8-over 218.
SPRING 2015 (JUNIOR)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2015)
Finished junior season with team’s second-best stroke average at 72.08 ... Played 18 of 36 rounds during junior year at par or better ... Finished among top 25 individuals in 11 of 12 tournaments, including three top-10 finishes and a pair of top-five finishes ... Named Academic All-Big 12 for third consecutive season ... Played No. 2 or No. 3 in Baylor lineup in all seven spring tournaments ... Counted 82 percent of rounds toward team score (29.7-of-36) ... Placed among top 25 individuals in six of seven spring events and recorded 71.86 stroke average ... Had season-best finish at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, taking third place at 3-under 210 to help Bears claim tournament title ... Tied for 23rd place at Bayou City Collegiate Championship with 2-over 218 ... Tied for 17th at Querencia Cabo Collegiate after shooting 1-over 214 ... Helped Bears to tournament title and fired final-round 67 to jump to tie for 11th place at Border Olympics with 3-under 213 ... Led team and tied career-low with 66 in first round on way to fifth-place finish with 2-under 208 at ASU Thunderbird Invitational ... Tied for 36th place at Big 12 Conference Championship after carding 25-over 305 ... Shot 3-under 213 to tied for 15th place at NCAA Bremerton Regional.
FALL 2014 (JUNIOR)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2014)
Participated as part of Baylor lineup in all five fall tournaments and posted 72.43 stroke average over 14 rounds ... Played seven of 14 rounds at par or better and finished among top 25 individuals in all five fall tournaments ... Helped Baylor to tournament title and tied for 12th individually after shooting 7-over 220 at Gopher Invitational ... Tied for 25th at OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational at 13-over 223 ... Shot 1-over 145 in rain-shortened Rod Myers Invitational to finish tied for 18th place ... Tied for 20th with 4-under 212 at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational ... Recorded best fall finish in eighth place at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate after carding 1-over 214, helping Bears to second-place finish.
SPRING 2014 (SOPHOMORE)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2014)
Finished 2013-14 season third on team with 72.73 stroke average ... Participated in all eight spring tournaments, first as an individual and then in the No. 3 spot in Baylor’s lineup in final seven events ... Counted score in 17 of 22 rounds as part of BU lineup ... Finished in top 40 in all eight spring tournaments, including a pair of top-five finishes ... Recorded 73.16 stroke average over 25 rounds during spring season, which was second-best on team ... Played as individual and took second place at 1-over-par 214 at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, helping Bears take second place ... Shot season-best 67 in final round to jump 11 spots from tie for 13th place ... Tied for 38th at Bayou City Championship with 2-over 218 ... Tied for 24th at 9-over 222 at Querencia Cabo Collegiate ... Shot 2-under 214 to finish in fourth place at Border Olympics ... Tied for 30th at both Lone Star Invitational with 4-over 220 and Augusta Invitational with 3-over 219 ... Tied for 28th at Big 12 Championship with 14-over 302 ... Recorded Baylor’s best finish at NCAA West Regional, tying for 22nd place with 54-hole score of 10-over 220.
FALL 2013 (SOPHOMORE)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2013)
Participated as part of Baylor's lineup in all five events, recording countable scores in 11 of 15 rounds ... Third on team with 72.00 stroke average and was second on team with eight of 15 rounds at par or better ... Recorded three top-25 finishes and finished in top 40 in all five events ... Began season with 15th-place finish at Gopher Invitational with score of 3-over 216, helping Bears take second place ... Tied for 37th at 12-over 222 at Fighting Illini Invitational ... Shot 4-over 220 to tie for 22nd place at Rod Myers Invitational ... Tied for 20th place at 3-under 210 at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, including then-career-best score of 67 in final round ... Finished fall season with 4-under 228 to tie for 28th place at Warrior Princeville Makai Invational, including career-best 66 in second round.
SPRING 2013 (FRESHMAN)
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2013)
Competed in four spring events, starting two times in Baylor lineup ... Posted best career finish at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, tied for 30th (9-over 222) ... Started at Bayou City Championship, finished tied for 79th at 21-over par ... Posted 9-over 225 at Border Olympics to finish in tie for 39th place ... Wrapped up spring season with start at Desert Shootout, tied for 81st place at 13-over 226 ... Named to Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.
FALL 2012 (FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2012)
Played in three of five fall tournaments, twice as member of Baylor lineup ... Made collegiate debut during Baylor's season-opener at Japan's Topy Cup ... Shot 16-over to finish in top 50 individually ... Tied for 46th place with 12-over 228 at Tucker Intercollegiate ... Concluded fall with tie for 76th place when competing as individual in Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, shooting 13-over 226 ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Graduated high school from Norges Toppidrettsgymnas (The Norwegian College of Elite Sport) ... Member of Norwegian Team in 2011 European Boys Championship ... Won 2012 Norges Cup on third hole of playoff at Notteroy GK ... Played on Norwegian National Team that won silver in 2010 European Boys Championship ... Claimed championships on 2011 Titleist Tour tournaments at Skjeberg GK and Kragero GK ... Won 2009 Titleist Tour tournament at Arendal GK.
Full name is Andreas Fagerholt Gjesteby ... Last name pronounced "YEST-uh-bee" ... Born Sept. 13, 1994, in Drammen, Norway ... Son of Olav Gjesteby and Kjersti Fagerholt ... Business major.
BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS
Best round: 66, twice; last at ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Best finish: 2nd, Oak Hills Invitational (spring 2014)
Lowest 18-hole score: 66, twice; last at ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Lowest 36-hole score: 138, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Lowest 54-hole score: 208, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Top 5 finishes: five; last at Gopher Invitational (fall 2015)
Top 10 finishes: six; last at Gopher Invitational (fall 2015)
Top 25 finishes: 20; last at Fighting Illini Invitational (fall 2015)
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