BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS Lowest 18-hole score: 69, Border Olympics (spring 2012) Lowest 36-hole score: 144, two times (last Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, fall 2011) Lowest 54-hole score: 217, Border Olympics (spring 2012) Top 5 finishes: 1, Border Olympics (spring 2012) Top 10 finishes: 1, Border Olympics (spring 2012)
SPRING 2012 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN) ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12, SECOND TEAM Participated individually at TCU JV Invitational #5, shooting 4-over 148 ... Played in six spring tournaments, competing in Baylor's lineup five times ... As individual, tied for 37th in spring opener at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational (9-over 222) ... Tied for 59th at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, shooting 7-over 223 ... Posted career-first top-five finish, tying for fifth at Border Olympics with career-low 1-over 217 ... Tied for 79th at Augusta State Invitational (17-over 233) and tied for 29th at Aggie Invitational (14-over 230) ... Tied for 65th at NCAA Ann Arbor Regional, shooting 16-over (76-76-77=229) ... Named to Academic All-Big 12 second team.
FALL 2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN) Returned to Baylor lineup, making two starts ... Made season debut at Lone Star Invitational, tying for 23rd at 4-over 220 ... Tied for 60th at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, shooting 10-over (74-70-79=223) ... Participated individually at two events hosted by TCU ... At TCU JV Invitational #1 in August, finished 11th at 13-over 157 ... Tied for third at TCU JV Invitational #3, shooting 2-under 142.
SPRING 2011 (TRUE FRESHMAN) BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (SPRING 2011) Did not compete during the spring, suffering wrist injury ... Granted medical hardship waiver at end of true freshman season ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
FALL 2010 (TRUE FRESHMAN) BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL (FALL 2010) Competed in three of Baylor's four fall events ... Made Baylor debut at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, finishing tied for 12th at 4-over (72-75-73=22) ... Tied for 21st at Jack Nicklaus Invitational with 13-over (74-76-73=223) ... Finished tied for 29th at rain-shortened Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
INTERNATIONAL One of three boys accepted to the Swedish Golf Federations High School (Klippan-Ljungbyhed, Sweden) in 2007, graduating in 2010 ... Tied for fifth in the SAS-Masters Tour qualification in 2008 (best amateur) ... Tied for eighth at the 2009 Swedish PGA Championship, posting the best finish by an amateur in the event and only amateur to make the cut ... At age of 14, was the youngest Club Champion winner ... Established Ekerum Golf and Resort course record with personal-low 4-under 69 in 2009 ... Was listed as best Swedish amateur on both Swedish SAS-Masters Tour and Nordic League in 2009 ... Led club team to a Swedish Division II title in 2009 and advancement to Division I ... Made eight consecutive birdies in four-ball and two consecutive eagles in single to help his team to division title.
PERSONAL Full name is Eric Niclas Mansson ... Born Oct. 17, 1991, in Halmstad, Sweden ... Son of Urban and Maria Mansson ... Has one sister ... Majoring in pre-business.