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Brandon Shong - Men's Golf - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Brandon Shong

Height

6-3

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Sydney, Australia

Previous School

Ranger College

JUNIOR (2020-21): Named NCAA DI Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar … competed in seven of UNM’s eight contests on the season … best finish was tied for 17th at the N.I.T. … scored a low round of 67 twice twice at the N.I.T. … registered a 71.43 counted rounds average (15-21) … posted 73.24 stroke average … named to the 2020-21 Mountain West All-Academic Team … named a 2020-21 Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

PRIOR TO NEW MEXICO (2018-19 & 2019-20 at Ranger College): Named Ping All-District and NJCAA Division I Second Team All-American … claimed the individual championship at the NJCAA Division I National Preview tournament in Odessa, Texas with a final score of eight under (70, 66) … ranked second nationally as a sophomore in the 2019-20 season in NJCAA Division I by Golfstat with a 69.13 stroke average … ranked 10th nationally in Golfstat as a freshman in 2018-19 with a 71.56 stroke average in … finished runner up at the 2019 High Country Shootout in Ruidoso, N.M. where he shot a course-record 62 (-10) with scores of 70, 62 and 68 … finished runner up at the 2020 Camp Bowie Intercollegiate with a final score of -9 … tied for 10th overall at the 2019 NJCAA Division I National Championship with a score of -4 … finished tied for fourth at the NMMI Invitational in Roswell, N.M.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time Sydney West Schools Champion at Mitchell High School (Australia) in 2014, 2015 and 2017.

PERSONAL: Born December 13 in Sydney, Australia to parents Chris Shong and Ohnmar Kyi … has one brother, Joey … hobbies include playing basketball, soccer and video games … favorite athlete is Tiger Woods … favorite food is spaghetti.