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Daniel Walker
Player Profile:
Daniel Walker 769375
Year: Senior
Hometown: Earlysville, Va.

2012-13 (Senior): PING All-East Region ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team ... First-Team VGCA All-State ... Second-Team VaSID All-State ... Named to Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholars Team for second-straight year ... Played in nine tournaments on the season, averaging 72.26 strokes a round - a school record ... Posted six top-10 finishes and one runner-up finishes on the year ...  Ended his career with a scoring average of 73.45, the second-best average in school history ... Earned an at-large individual berth to the NCAA Regional in Tallahasse, advancing to the NCAA Championship after tying for second place with a score of 204 (-12) - a 54-hole school record ... Tied for 93rd at the NCAA Championship with a score of 216 (+6) ... Named Atlantic 10 Golfer of the Week after placing third at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate with a score of 216 (+4) ... Shot a final round 65 (-6), tying the for second-lowest to-par score in school history ... Placed third at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate with a score of 209 (-7) ... Tied the school record with a 65 (-7) in the final round ... His 209 (-7) is tied for the third-best 54-hole score in school history ... Finished fourth at the Waterville Collegiate with a score of 154 (+10) ... Tied for fourth at the Irish Creek Collegiate with a score of 212 (-1) ... Carded pair of under-par rounds, 66 (-5) and 70 (-1) ... Led the Spiders at the VCU Shootout, tying for eighth with a total of 220 (+4) ... Carded rounds of 74-70-76 to earn the top-10 finish ... Placed in a tie for 22nd at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a score of 219 (+3) ... Finished in a tie for 26th place at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate with a score of 224 (+8) ... Tied for 91st at the rain-shortened C&F Bank Intercollegiate with a score of 77 (+7) ... 

2011-12 (Junior): Named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars Team ... Played in nine tournaments for the Spiders, posting a scoring average of 74.31 ... Recorded one top-10 and two top-20 finishes on the season ... Named the Atlantic 10 Performer of the Week on September 14 ... Tied for seventh at the season-opening Marshall with a score of 207 (-6) ... His 207 (-6) ties him for the third-best 72-hole score in school history ... Shot a 66 (-5) in both the first and second round of the tournament, tying him for the fourth-best single rounds in UR history ... His two-round 132 (-10) is tied for the best 36-hole score in program history ... Tied for 11th at the Atlantic 10 Championship with a total of 144 (E) ... Placed in a tie for 28th at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate with a score of 223 (+10) ... Tied for 38th at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate with a total of 223 (+10) ... Carded a 221 (+8) to tie for 43rd at the Irish Creek Collegiate ... Tied for 44th at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate with a score of 233 (+17) ... Placed in a tie for 47th at The Invitational at the Ocean Course with a score of 231 (+15) ... Shot a 225 (+9) to tie for 51st at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational ... Tied for 68th at the VCU Shootout after carding a 225 (+9) ...

2011 (Summer): Qualified for the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship ... Fired a course-record 65 during the morning session at the 36-hole USAPL sectional qualifier at Laurel Hills Golf Club and his 1-under 139 aggregate tied for medalist honors ... Also claimed medalist honors in VSGA Amateur and SunTrust State Open qualifying ... Won the 2011 Cannon Cup at Spring Creek Golf Club, which brings together the top amateur players in the state and region ...

2010-11 (Sophomore): Tied for 40th playing as an individual at the Marshall Invitational shooting a 71-70-74 ... Tied for 20th at the Richmond Intercollegiate after posting scores of 76-70-73 ... Shot 3-under 69 on the last day to finish T5 at OBX Classic, shot 70-71-69 for the tournament ... Opened the spring with a T2 at the Wexford Intercollegiate after firing rounds of 74-73-73 for a 72-hole total of 220 ... Was T9 at the NC State Wolfpack Spring Open with rounds of 74-73 ... Finished T10 at the A-10 Championship with rounds of 78, 77 and an impressive final round of 71 as the Spiders finished third as a team ...

2009-10 (Freshman): Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, the first Spider to earn the award as the lowest rookie finish at the A-10 Championship ... Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors after finishing third at the A-10 Championship (69-72-74=215) ... Second on the team with a 74.29 scoring average ... Finished in the top-10 in four of his first five collegiate tournaments, including the top 5 three times in his first five events ... Posted four top-5 finishes on the season and five top-10 finishes in eight tournaments ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week three times ... Finished third in helping lead the Spiders to victory at the Frank Landrey Invitational (71-69-76=216) ... Tied for fourth at the Big 5 Invitational (72-73=145) ... Tied for fifth at the Georgetown Intercollegiate (70-76=146) ...

High School: Home schooled ... Won eight tournaments on the Plantation Junior Golf Tour ... Named the 2005-06 Plantation Junior Tour Player of the Year ... Won three tournaments on the Future Collegians World Tour ... Two-time Future Collegians World Tour All-American ... Five-time medalist on the International Junior Golf Tour ... Four Top-25 finishes in the AJGA Opens ... Two top-15 finishes in the Scott Robertson Memorial .... 2004 Bobby Bowers Champion and the 2005 Bobby Gorin Champion ... Finished in the Top-10 at the 2008 Future Collegians World Tour National Championship ... Top-10 finish at the 2008 Southern Junior ...

Personal: Son of Paul and Kristin Walker ... Has an older sister, Lauren ... Grandfather, Bill Wiltrout, played football and baseball at West Virginia University.

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