Manuel Torres
Manuel Torres
Height: 6-0
Weight: 145
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

Senior (2017-18): Participated in all 12 tournaments…named a PING/GCAA Second Team All-American and All-South Region selection…received Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference accolades…closed out his career as a national champion while finishing second in program history in career top-10 finishes (18), third in lowest stroke average (72.06), tied for third in tournament victories (3), fourth in total rounds played (132) and tied for sixth in national championship match play victories (3)…in his final season he posted a career-best 70.87 stroke average (second-lowest for a single-season in program history), with six top-10 finishes…logged 24 rounds of par or better…opened the year by tying for ninth with a 54-hole score of 211 at the Griffin Invite (9/19)…posted the sixth-lowest 54-hole total in program history (206), tying his own personal record, at the FAU Spring Championship (2/25) where he shot rounds of 70-68-68 to tie for third individually…tied for 10th at both the SSC Championship (4/24) and NCAA South/Southeast Regional (5/9)…tied his personal 18-hole record with a 65 in the second round of the NCAA National Championship stroke play (5/22) and finished tied for ninth individual with a 54-hole score of 211…went 2-1-0 in NCAA Match Play, defeating Arkansas Tech’s Shawn Tsai 68-73 in the national quarterfinals, losing to Barry’s Niclas Weiland 69-72 in the national semifinals and then beating Jacob Huizinga 66-69 in the national championship match.

Junior (2016-17): Participated in all 13 tournaments…named a PING/GCAA Third Team All-American and All-South Region selection…received First Team All-Sunshine State Conference accolades and SSC All-Championship recognition…was third on the team with a 72.55 stroke average and five top-10 finishes…moved into second all-time in career stroke average (72.31) and into a tie for 10th in top-10 finishes (11)…his 42 rounds played tied for the most rounds in a single season in program history…logged consecutive top-10 finishes in the fall, tying for seventh at both the GolfRank Invitational (10/24-25) and the NCAA Golfweek D2 Invite (10/31-11/1)…shot his lowest 54-hole score of the season, 212 (71-70-71) at the Matlock Invitational (2/13-14)…won his third career tournament at the Gary Freeman/B-CU Invite (3/2-3), shooting rounds of 71-71-75 for a 217 total…logged a runner-up finish at the Bobcat Invitational (3/20-21) with a 54-hole season-best total of 211…took fourth place at the SSC Championship (4/23-25) with rounds of 74-68-70=212 to collect all-championship recognition.

Sophomore (2015-16): Participated in all 13 tournaments…selected as a PING/GCAA Third Team All-American and All-South Region selection…received First Team Sunshine State Conference and SSC All-Championship recognition…logged a 72.07 stroke average (sixth-lowest in program history for a single season) over 41 rounds, tied for the team-lead with six top-10 finishes and notched two tournament victories…ended the fall season with a career-best 54-hole total of 207 (69-72-66) to tie for third at the McDonough Cup (10/27), starting a string of four consecutive top-10 performances…tied for seventh at the Matlock Invitational (2/9), shooting a three round score of 218…finished as the runner-up at the South Region Preview where he fired a 54-hole score of 215…then tied for third at the Gary Freeman B-CU Invitational (3/4) with scores of 66-73-72=211 to help his squad to a first place finish…became the second golfer in program history to win the Sunshine State Conference Championship (4/19), and first since 2004, when he closed out play with a 54-hole total of 219…became the first golfer in program history to win the NCAA South/Southeast Regional (5/4) when he posted a three-day, and personal-best, total of 206…tied for 27th at the NCAA Division II National Championship (5/19).

Freshman (2014-15): Participated in four tournaments…posted a 74.27 stroke average in 11 rounds with one top-10 finish…made his debut in the season opener, the Saint Leo Invite (9/23), where he shot a career-best 66 in the second round and 138 over 36-holes and tied for third individually…posted a 54-hole career best score of 219 (76-71-72) to tie for 18th at the McDonough Cup (10/28).

High School: Attended Montverde Academy.

Personal:

Low 18 Score: 65/NCAA National Championship (5/22
Low 36 Score: 138/Saint Leo (9/23/14)
Low 54 Score:  206 / FAU Spring Championship (3/25/18) & NCAA Regional (5/5/16)