Sam Simonson

Height: 6-3

Year: Junior

Hometown: Saint Libory, Neb.

Previous School: Heartland Lutheran

Major: Exercise Science and Health and Human Performance; Pre-Physical Therapy

2012-13: Freshman
Simonson carded an average score of 84.69 in 13 rounds in 2012-13...finished in a tie for 34th on the GPAC leaderboard with a four-round 87-89-88-84 - 348 at conference qualifiers...recorded a season low score of 77 at the Hastings Invite on March 29...averaged 86.25 in eight fall rounds and 82.20 in five spring rounds.

2013-14: Sophomore
Simonson golfed in 11 events this year, averaging a score of 85.4 ... Shot a season best 76 at the Doane Spring Invite on April 12 ... Participated in the first three GPAC qualifiers, scoring 81-99-85.  

High School
Lettered all four years at Heartland Lutheran High School under head coach Dan Bremer ... placed as a state runner up individually ... participated in the Lion's Club All-Star Golf Tournament ... led the Red Hornets to team state title as a senior ... member of honor roll throughout high school.

Son of Jerry and Barb Simonson ... born in Grand Island, Neb., on March 25, 1994 ... has two younger brothers ... enjoys hanging out with friends, hunting and playing sports.