Averages 79.85 strokes in 20 rounds ... low round is 73.
Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... averaged 81.20 strokes over five rounds, all played in the fall ... opened the semester at the Lone Star Invitational, where he carded rounds of 82 and 87 before withdrawing due to illness ... returned to action later in October at the HBU Husky Invitational ... placed 47th at the event with a 76-83-78--237 (+14) ... low round was a 76.
Competed in five events during the spring for his first experience as a Rice Owl ... averaged 79.40 strokes per round as a rookie... first collegiate event came in the spring opener, traveling with the Owl squad to the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational ... best finish came at the Jim West Intercollegiate in Victoria where he tied for 56th with a 231, three-round score (77-73-81) ... lowest three-round score, a 230 (75-76-79), came at The Woodlands All-American Intercollegiate.
Saint Stephens Episcopal School Had a 76.88 scoring average during senior year ... also played high school basketball ... attended Saltus Grammar School as a freshman and sophomore ... presented the Duke of Edinburg (DofE) Bronze and Silver Awards which recognizes volunteerism, sport and extracurricular activies.
Amateur Highlights Placed fourth in the Bermuda Amateur this past year ... represented Bermuda in the Island Games in the Isle of Wight this past summer ... in 2010 was the runner-up at both the Ross Blackie Talbot Junior International Classic as well as the Future Collegians World Tour Plantation Inn Open ... finished sixth at the Hurricane Junior GolfTour's Tampa Bay Junior Open ... was eighth at the FCWT World Woods Pine Barrens.
Personal Ryan Benevides ... born March 29, 1993 in Smiths, Bermuda ... son of Georgia and David Benevides.