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Austin Cotton
 

Austin  Cotton

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Westwood HS

Height:
5-11

Experience:
SQ

10/24/2017

Men’s Golf Wins Royal Oaks Intercollegiate By 19 Strokes

Dossey earns medalist honors as Bears sweep titles at second straight Royal Oaks

10/23/2017

Men’s Golf Leads By 13 Shots at Royal Oaks

Bears have led after first round in all four tournaments this season

09/11/2017

Men's Golf Places Second at Gopher Invite, May Wins Individual

Garrett May ties school record with 9-under 63 on way to Gopher Individual title

09/10/2017

Men’s Golf in Second Place at Gopher Invite

Bears three strokes back of Arkansas with play suspended in second round

09/08/2017

No. 4 Men’s Golf Opens Season at Gopher Invitational

Bears return four of top five players from best team in program history

Austin Cotton Bio and Career Results Get Acrobat Reader

Third-year sophomore from Austin, Texas ... Sat out 2015-16 season and participated as member of practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility ... Played in one tournament as individual during 2016-17 redshirt freshman season ... Father, Jim, was a two-year letterwinner on Baylor golf team in 1983 and 1984 ... Four-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and two-time Baylor Dean’s List selection.

2016-17 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Practiced with team throughout year and played in one tournament ... Made Baylor debut playing as individual in Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Shot 72-72-73 to finish tied for 28th place in 72-player field ... Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commission’s Honor Rolls.

2015-16 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Member of practice squad, did not participate in any events ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls and Baylor Dean's Lists.

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years under head coach Dacia Mackey at Westwood High School ... Two-time team captain of the Warriors ... Four-time All-District 13-6A selection ... Two-time District 13-6A champion ... Four-time regional qualifier ... Shot 7-over-par 293 at 2014 Austin Texas Men's City Amateur to score lowest among juniors ... Four-time academic all-district honoree ... Academic All-State selection ... Graduated with 4.0 GPA ... Voted Mr. Westwood by faculty and staff.

PERSONAL
Son of Jim and Jamie Cotton ... Finance and Real Estate major ... Father was a two-year letterwinner for Baylor golf (1983-84).

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par +
Top 5
Top 10
Top 25
2016-17 1 3 217 72.33 - - - -
Career 1 3 217 72.33 - - - -

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