|2012-13 Men's Golf|
Named to Atlantic Sun All-Freshman and A-Sun All-Academic Teams … played in all 11 tournaments in his first season in the Blue and Gold, while ranking third in stroke average (74.8) … was solid in his collegiate debut as he posted his best finish of the year by tying for sixth at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate (68-73-73 – 214) … the 68 in his first collegiate round tied his lowest round of the campaign as he also accomplished the feat at the Rudolph Mason Championship and at the U.S. Collegiate Championship … registered 10 rounds of par or better and ranked second with 90 birdies.
Prior to ETSU
Kristjansson comes to ETSU with a successful junior playing career in his home country of Iceland … in 2005, 2007, 2008, and 2009, Kristjansson was the Icelandic Junior Match Play champion … Kristjansson also earned medalist honors at the 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010 Icelandic Junior Stroke Play Championship … perhaps Kristjansson’s biggest golf accomplishment so far was winning the 2010 Duke of York young champions trophy … he also claimed the 2010 Reykjavik Golf Course Golf Championship … finished fourth at the European Men’s Team Championship, where he shot 71-67 — 138, and moved up to 276th in the European Golf Rankings … has recorded over 25 career victories in his junior golf career, including eight wins in 2010 … also earned an impressive fourth place finish at the 2010 Junior Orange Bowl International Golf Championship in Coral Gables, Florida.
Son ofo Kristjan and Gundy Kristjansson … born October 8, 1992 … plans to major in engineering ... attended Sund High School.
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