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Sean Carlon - Men's Golf - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Sean Carlon






Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Hope Christian HS

2018-19 (SENIOR): Earned a spot on the Golf Association of America (GCAA) Division I PING West All-Region Team … named to the 2018-19 Mountain West All-Conference Team … honored as a two-time Mountain West Golfer of the Week (Feb. 20 & March 20) … tied for first in the Mountain West rankings and ranked 115th nationally … finished sixth overall in the 2019 NCAA Louisville Regional competition … tied for first at the Mountain West Championships with a personal-best 36-hole total of 203 (-13) to mark his top finish of the season … went on to compete against teammate Galven Green in a three-hole playoff at the Mountain West Championships where he became Mountain West Championship runner-up … appeared in 11 tournaments, finished below par in seven … maintained a 71.57 average to mark both the lowest on the team and a career-best … registered a low round of 67 in three tournaments including the National Invitational Tournament (N.I.T.), the PING Cougar Classic and the Mountain West Championships … carded two top-5 finishes, four top-10s and eight top-25s.

2017-18 (JUNIOR): Had 12 tournament appearances and competed in 34 rounds … posted an average score of 74.09, the second lowest on the team … shot par or better eight times … had four top-25 finishes on the year … best finish was tied for 21st at the Mountain West Championship … low round of 69 at the Lamkin Grips SD Classic.

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE): Competed in 15 tournaments … played 39 rounds, tied for the most on the team … had an average score of 73.41, third lowest on the team … ranked 474th nationally … shot par or better 15 times … had five eagles on the year, the most on the team … had 121 birdies on the year, second on the team … low round of 66 at the Maxwell, tied for the best on the team.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN): Carded 29 competitive rounds on the year … 73.90 season scoring average … low round was a 4-under par 68 at the Arizona Intercollegiate … shot par or better 10 times … low 54 hole total was 4-under 140 … had four top-25 finishes … best finish was tied for 13th at the Lone Star Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Hope Christian High School under coach John Leman … four-time state champions (2012-15) … three-time individual state champion (2013-15) … three-time Metro Player of the Year (2012, 2014, 2015) … two-time district champion (2012, 2015) … 2012-15 Gold Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Born March 1 in Albuquerque, N.M. … parents are Ron and Tammy Carlon … hobbies include golfing and playing video games … favorite athlete Tiger Woods, Jimmy Butler and Luke Kuechly … favorite food is sushi … favorite movie is Friday … majoring in Communications and Criminology … chose UNM because it’s his “hometown school, there was no question where I wanted to play.”