Wibwa begins spring with Top 20 finish
Tournament begins with 36 holes on Monday
Owls travel to New Mexico State for final event
Owl sophomore captures first career victory
UTSA tournament continues through Tuesday
Played in 10 tournaments during career at Rice including seven events during freshman season ... for his career averaged 76.48 strokes over 29 rounds played.
Averaged 77.22 strokes per round over three tournaments played ... competed in the final two events of the fall season - the Lone Star Invitational at Briggs Ranch and the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate ... tied for 67th at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational to open the spring season ... carded a three-round 231 (77-81-73) at Oak Hills Country Club.
Competed in seven events including five in the spring during his freshman season ... fourth on the squad with a 76.15 strokes per round average ... best finish of the year was a tie for 17th at the weather-shortened Bancorp South Intercollegiate ... fired an even-par, second-round 72 to finish with a 146 two-round score (+2) ... tied for 44th at the Conference USA Championship later in the month of April ... finished with a three-round 229 (+13) at the conference tournament ... also played in the first two events of the spring season, playing in his native San Antonio at the UTSA/oak Hills Invitational as well as competing for the Owls' five-member team at the 11th Rice Intercollegiate ... qualified and played in the Owls' first tournament of the fall season ... shot a 227 (+14) at the Sam H. Hall Intercollegiate hosted by Southern Miss ... also competed for the Owls at the Louisiana Tech/Squire Creek Intercollegiate.
District 26-5A individual champion and also helped prep team to district title and fifth-place finish at Texas 5A State Championship ... carded a two-round score of 140 (68-72) at the district tournament ... an all-region and all-state selection ... won the NEISD Tournament of champions with a two-round score of 145 (71-74) ... placed second at the Rio Grande Valley Invitational with a 140 (71-69) ... was seventh at the state tournament ... had a 72.1 scoring average as a senior ... member of high school team which began the year by winning the 52-team Bart Granger Memorial Tournament in Fort Worth ... high school coach was Brent McCuiston ... academically, graduated Magna Cum Laude ... was a National Hispanic Scholar and named to the academic all-district squad ... as a junior was the San Antonio Express-News Player of the Year ... won both the District 26-5A tournament with a two-round score of 144 (71-73) as well as the Region IV Class 5A tournament, carding a 140 (67-73) ... was 10th at the Texas 5A State Championship with a two-round score of 149 (77-72) ... finished eighth out of 248 competitors at the Bart Granger memorial Tournament with a three-round score of 215 (72-72-71).
Tied for 12th at the Rice Planters Amateur Championship ... carded a 283 (71-74-67-71) over the four-round championship ... finished fourth at the College Players Tour event played at Canyon Springs with a 215 (73-72-70) ... was the runner-up at the San Antonio Men's Amateur Match Play Championship, losing Texas Tech senior Will Griffin in the finals ... carded a three-round score of 221 (71-76-74) at the Southwestern Amateur Championship.
Finished third at the AJGA Valero Texas Open Junior with a 214 (74-68-72). 2008: won the Texas Junior Golf Tour Traditions at Texsa A&M with a one-under par 215 (73-72-70) ... sixth at the AJGA Stars of Texas junior with a three-round score of 219 (72-73-74).
Born Nov. 16, 1991 in San Antonio ... son of Tom and Leti Contreras ... has a younger sister, Kelly ... father played collegiately at St. Mary's University in San Antonio ... McMurtry College.
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