Owls advance to match play before falling to UAB
It's the first tournament victory since the 2017 Jim West Intercollegiate
Images from the third round of the NCAA South Central Regional.
2009-10: Won the 2010 Conference USA Golf Championship by five strokes ... was the only championship to fire three, under-par rounds and carding a seven-under par 209 (70-69-70) ... became the first Rice golfer to win a conference title since Mark Pfingston captured Southwest Conference medalist honors in 1989 ... headlined the Conference USA Golf Championship All-Tournament team ... named to the All-Conference USA First-Team the following week ... for the season averaged 73.49 strokes per round ... had eight Top 20 finishes including two victories ... began the spring season by winning the 10th Annual Rice Intercollegiate presented by Srixon ... helped lead the Owls to a second team title during the year at the home tournament while shooting the only tournament round in the 60s ... with a final-round 69 shot a 216 for the tournament (74-73-69) to claim his first collegiate title ... won the Rice tournament by four strokes ... named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week following the victory ... also tied for 10th at the Bancorp South Intercollegiate hosted by Ole Miss ... began the fall season helping Rice to the program's first team championship since 1998 as the owls won the UTA/Waterchase Invitational ... tied for 16th with a three-round score of 220 (78-69-73) at the UTA event ... tied for 17th at the David Toms Intercollegiate as the Owls finished in a tie for fifth at the LSU-hosted tournament ... carded a three-round score of 216 (7-73-70) at the Country Club of Louisiana ... closed out the fall season by finishing in a tie for eighth at the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate played in Springfield, La. ... helped the Owls to a second-place finish at the final event of the fall by carding an even-part 216 (73-69-74).
2007-08: One of two Rice players to play in all 12 events during the year and a total of 31 rounds ... posted a 74.19 stroke average for the year ... best finish during the season was a tie for 10th at the Cuthbert Cup at Kiawah Island, S.C. ... also had three, Top 20 finishes during the year ... tied for 18th at the Border Olympics with a 221 (+5) ... led Rice in stroke average during the fall season, averaging 72.91 strokes per round ... posted a pair of Top 20 performances .... tied for 18th at the Memphis Intercollegiate, carding a two-round score of 147 (+3) ... helped lead the Owls to a Top 10 finish at the tournament ... closed out the fall by finishing in a tie for 20th at the Pacific Invitational ... shot a pair of 69s during the tournament and finished with a three-round score of 211 (-5).
2006-07: Competed in seven tournaments during the year and had a 76.47 stroke average for the year ... had a pair of Top 20 performances during the season ... participated in four fall tournaments ... shot a 222 (+6) to finish in a tie for 16th at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate at the Legends Course in Franklin, Tenn. ... best finish in the spring was a tie for 19th at the Rice Intercollegiate ... shot a 229 (+13) for the tournament played at Westwood Golf Club.
2009: Advanced to the semifinals of the Texas Golf Association's 2009 Public Links Championship played at Falconhead Golf Club in Austin ... qualified for match play at the Public Links by tying for 15th during stroke play ... won three straight matches to advance to the semifinals ... in first action of the summer on the Collegiate Players Tour, tied for 12th at the CPT BlackHorse Collegiate Open ... placed third at the CPT/Canyon Springs Collegiate Open in San Antonio in final CPT regular-season event of the summer ... carded a five-under par 211 for the three-round event ... closed out the summer season with a tie for sixth at the CPT National Championship held at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless, Texas ... one-under par 70 during the tournament's final round gave him a three-round score of 214.
2008: Tied for third at the College Players Tour National Championship held at Texas Star Golf Course in Euless ... was in second place following the second day of the tournament after a pair of 69 scores but a 74 on the final day left him with a three-round score of 212 ... finished in a three-way tie for third at the national championship ... shot a three-round, even-par score of 216 to win the Collegiate Players Tour/Sonterra Collegiate Open played at the Club at Sonterra in San Antonio ... opened the tournament with a first-round score of 71 then carded a 72 during second-round play. ... held sole possession of second place after the first round and was one stroke back of the lead after second-round play ... when scores climbed during the final round of the CPT/Sonterra Collegiate Open, consistency paid off as his 73 would give him a two-stroke win in the tour's final regular-season tournament.
2006: Finished sixth at the Stars of Texas Junior (75-70-73=218) as well as sixth at the Fidelity Investments Junior Championship (74-71-71=216). 2005: Placed third at the Valero Texas Open Junior Shootout (67-73-71=211) ... posted an eighth-place finish at the Stars of Texas Junior (72-73-76=221) ... also competed at the Burestt H. Mooney, Jr., Rome Classic ... shot a 219 (73-74-72) to place 19th. 2004: Placed 32nd at the Valero Texas Open Junior Shootout (76-72-78=226).
Garland High School
Was the District 11-5A champion in 2005 and 2006 ... three-time, All-District 11-5A selection at Garland High School ... was a three time Region II Class 5A tournament qualifier.
Born Sept. 1, 1987, in San Antonio ... son of Gary Brown, of Garland, and Kimberly Pilcher of Houston (one brother and one sister) ... the weekend prior to the Owls' return to the NCAA Regionals, received his bachelor's degree in Sports Management during Rice University's commencement on May 15.