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Nick Thornton
 

Nick  Thornton

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Boerne, Texas

High School:
Geneva School

Height:
5-10

Experience:
1L

02/08/2016

Men’s Golf Tied for Lead at Oak Hills Invitational

Bears all-square with Oklahoma and lead remainder of field by 11 strokes

05/16/2015

Men's Golf Season Ends with Sixth at Regional

Bears finish one spot shy of NCAA Championship berth

04/04/2015

Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at ASU Thunderbird Invite

Three Bears finish among the top 15 individuals

04/03/2015

Men's Golf in Second at ASU Thunderbird Invite

Five Bears among top 15 individuals

03/14/2015

Men's Golf Wins Border Olympics

Bears claim third tournament title of 2014-15 season

Third-year sophomore, has competed in four tournaments -- all as an individual -- over first three seasons at Baylor ... Has 73.50 career stroke average across 12 rounds, including five rounds at par or better ... Two career top-25 finishes ... Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection, one-time Baylor Dean's List member.

FALL 2015 (SOPHOMORE)
Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.

SPRING 2015 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2015)
Dean's List (spring 2015)
Competed as an individual in four spring events ... Made collegiate debut and tied for 69th with 19-over 232 at UTSA Oak Hills Invitational ... Shot 3-under 69 in second round and tied for 47th place at Bayou City Collegiate Championship with 54-hole total of 7-over 223 ... Shot even-par 216 to tie for 20th place at Border Olympics, including 1-under 71 and 2-under 70 in second and third rounds, respectively ... Recorded career-best finish with tie for 11th place at ASU Thunderbird Invitational ... Shot 2-under 69 and 1-under 69 to enter final round tied for third place, finished at 1-over 211.

FALL 2014 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2014)
Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.

SPRING 2014 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring 2014)
Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.

FALL 2013 (TRUE FRESHMAN)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall 2013)
Member of practice squad, did not compete in any events.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year golf letterwinner for head coach Kirk Riggs at Geneva High School in Boerne, Texas ... Helped team to two state titles in TAPPS 2A ... Two-time individual state champion ... Four-time All-State honoree ... Helped basketball team win state championships in 2011 and 2013 ... Three-time All-State basketball selection ... Earned 2012 All-State track honors ... All-District baseball honoree in 2013 ... National Honor Society member ... Salutatorian of graduating class.

PERSONAL
Full name is John Nick Thornton ... Born July 26, 1995, in San Antonio, Texas ... Son of Robert and Joanne Thornton ... Grandfather, Johnny Thornton, played golf at Baylor in 1954 and 1955 and won a Southwest Conference Championship ... Majoring in business/finance.

BAYLOR PERSONAL RECORDS  
Best round: 68, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Best finish: t-11th, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Lowest 18-hole score: 68, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Lowest 36-hole score: 137, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Lowest 54-hole score: 211, ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)
Top 5 finishes: none
Top 10 finishes: none
Top 25 finishes: two, last at ASU Thunderbird Invitational (spring 2015)

CAREER STATS
Scorecard
Year Events Rds Strokes Avg Par +
Top 5
Top 10
Top 25
2013-14 - - - - - -
-
-
2014-15 4 12 882 73.50 5 - - 2
2015-16 - - - - - - - -
Career 4 12 882 73.50 5 - - 2
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