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Shawn Matthews
  Shawn Matthews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Altus, Okla.

High School:
Altus HS

Height:
6-3


Tulsa ?? A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 33 career tournaments . . . has had seven top-25 finishes during his career.

1999-00 ?? Played in 11 of 13 tournaments . . . had the third best stroke average on the team with a 76.0 average . . . had two top-25 finishes . . . best finish was 17th place at the Southwest Classic with rounds of 74-77-72 for a 54-hole total of 223 . . . also placed 22nd at the Louisiana Classics . . . had a career-low round of 67 at the NCAA Central Regionals.

1998-99 ?? Saw action in all 14 tournaments . . . had a 77.8 stroke average in 41 rounds of golf . . . finished among the top-25 in three tournaments . . . best finish was 19th place at both the Louisiana Classics and Bellsouth Yellow Pages Invitational . . . his 19th place finish at the Bellsouth Invitational was the team's best individual performance.

1997-98 ?? Played in eight of 13 tournaments as a true freshman . . . placed among the top-25 twice as a freshman . . . had a career-best 16th place finish at the UTEP Intecollegiate . . . also finished in 21st place in his first collegiate tournament, the Tucker Intercollegiate . . . had a 77.0 stroke average in 22 rounds.

Other ?? Won the Oklahoma Class 4A High School state title with rounds of 67-69-70 his senior season . . . earned all-state recognition as a senior at Altus High School . . . was an all-conference selection as a sophomore and senior . . . was nominated for the prestigious Jim Thorpe Award . . . participated at the Big I Tournament, finishing in 26th place in the summer of 1997 . . . advanced to the quarterfinals of matchplay at the North-South Amateur in August 1999.

Personal ?? Began playing golf at age 13 . . . favorite golf course to play is Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma . . . majoring in business management . . . born March 17, 1979.