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Chris Noel
  Chris Noel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Bishop Kelley HS

Height:
6-2

Experience:
4L


Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 37 career tournaments . . . has 17 career top-20 performances . . . has placed among the top-10 seven times . . . captured his first collegiate victory as a junior at The Intercollegiate.

2002-03 -- Played in all 14 tournaments . . . had seven top-20 finishes, including three top-10 performances . . . earned all-WAC second-team honors . . . won his first collegiate tournament with a six-under par 207 at The Intercollegiate this year . . . next best finish was seventh place at the Matlock Classic . . . also placed ninth at the Louisiana Classics . . . was selected the WAC Golfer of the Week once . . . had a 73.4 stroke average to rank second on the team in 39 rounds, and had a 72.4 spring stroke average in 27 rounds . . . won three matches at the Matchplay Championship with wins over opponents from Purdue, Georgia Tech and Colorado . . . participated at the prestigious Western Refining College All-American Golf Classic in El Paso, Texas, in November, an event that includes the nation's top collegiate golfers.

2001-02 -- Was an honorable mention All-American . . . played in all 14 tournaments . . . had the team's second-best stroke average of 73.1 . . . placed among the top-20 seven times, and had two top-10 finishes . . . had Tulsa's top individual performance at the NCAA Championships with a 17th place finish . . . carded rounds of 69-69-71-74 for a one-under par 283 score at the NCAA Championships . . . had Tulsa's top finish at the NCAA Central Regional with a 12th-place performance . . . his best career finish was fifth-place at the Louisiana Classic . . . also placed sixth at the Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate . . . had 13 rounds of under-par golf in the 2001-02 season . . . had a career-best round of 67 in the second round of the NCAA Central Regional.

2000-01 -- Played in eight tournaments as a true freshman . . . missed the first four fall tournaments with an injury . . . had his best finish at the Western Athletic Conference Championships by placing ninth . . . also finished in 10th place at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational . . . placed 13th in his first collegiate event, the Country Club of Louisiana Intercollegiate . . . had a 75.0 stroke average on the season.

Other -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Bishop Kelley High School . . . won the Oklahoma Class 4A state title as a senior with rounds of 66-70-71 for a three-under par 207 . . . was a three-time Oklahoma Class 4A regional champion in 1998, 1999 and 2000, while earning all-region merits in each of his four seasons . . . was a three-time Metro Lakes all-conference performer . . . was ranked as high as 30th nationally in the 2000 GolfWeek/Titleist Performance Index by Jeff Sagarin . . . was ranked as high as No. 25 in the Izzo Cup standings for 1999-00 . . . had six top-10 finishes at national junior tournaments during 1998-99 . . . was the runner-up at the Independent Insurance Agents Junior Classic in 1999 . . . also finished in second-place at the 1999 AJGA Ashworth Oklahoma Junior Classic . . . placed 60th at the Southwestern Amateur Championship in June 2000 in a field of 160 participants.

Personal --Began playing golf at age 6 . . . favorite pro golfer is Fred Couples . . . best player he has played against is Sergio Garcia . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . favorite golf course is Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Arizona . . . the toughest course he has played is Oakland Hills . . . majoring in management . . . born September 22, 1982.