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Ignacio Arcaya - Men's Golf - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Ignacio Arcaya






Orlando, Fla.

JUNIOR (2020-21): Named NCAA DI Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar … competed in three tournaments for the Lobos on the season … low round of 71 came three times … season-best finish was tied for 42nd at the George Hannon Invitational … averaged 74.33 strokes per round over nine rounds … named to the 2020-21 Mountain West All-Academic Team … named a 2020-21 Mountain West Scholar Athlete.

SOPHOMORE (2019-20): Competed in all eight of the Lobos’ tournaments on the season … averaged 73.43 strokes per round as a sophomore … twenty-one of his 23 rounds counted toward the team score … registered a season-low 66 strokes in round two of the John Burns Intercollegiate … best finish of the season was a seventh-place tie at the John Burns Intercollegiate (-4) … posted a pair of top-15 finishes on the season and a trio of top-25s … named GCAA Academic All-American Scholar … named 2020 Mountain West Academic All-Conference … named a 2019-20 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

FRESHMAN (2018-19): Saw action in nine tournaments … Carded three top-25 finishes on the season including a tie for 22nd at the Pioneer Creek Collegiate, a tie for 23rd at the Arizona Intercollegiate and  a tie for 24th at the Maridoe Intercollegiate … Posted a team-best, low-round score of 65 at the Arizona Intercollegiate … Averaged 74.21 strokes across 29 rounds.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time MVP under coach Marvin Snyder at Bishop Moore Catholic High School … Posted an average of 72.5 his senior year following his junior year average of 72.4 … Helped lead his team to District Championships (2014-17) …  Helped his squad to multiple Regional Championships (2014-17) … Was a three-time golf letterman (2015-17) … Awarded High Honor Roll achievement (2015-17) and was a member of the French Honor Society at Bishop Moore Catholic.

PERSONAL: Born on July 21 in Miami, Fla. to parents Ignacio and Susana Arcaya … Grew up in Orlando, Fla. … Has two sisters, Valentina and Carolina … Hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing soccer … Favorite athlete is Rory McIlroy … Favorite food is Chipotle … Favorite show is The Office … Chose UNM for the great facilities, coaches and history.