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Nick Lyerly
Player Profile:
Nick Lyerly 3087844
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Salisbury, N.C.
High School: East Rowan
Experience: High School

2017-18 (Freshman)
Played in 15 rounds during the fall … Posted a 73.47 stroke average, ranking 13th in the Southern Conference in the fall … Finished 17th at the UNCG Grandover Collegiate, his lowest finish of the fall … Recorded a 7-over par 223 (78-76-69) at Grandover … Placed 19th at the AutoTrader Intercollegiate with a 4-over par 220 (71-74-75) … Posted a 21st place finish at the Rod Myers Invitational with an even-par 216 with rounds of 74-71-71 … His final round of the fall was a career-best 3-under par 69 at the UNCG Grandover Collegiate. ...Posted a top 10 finish (8th) in the UNCG/Martin Downs Collegiate, posting an under par 70 in the second round ...Finished 55th in the Puerto Rico Classic ... Posted two under par rounds (71 in second round; 70 in third round) of the Tiger Intercollegiate ... Also posted an under par 71 in the second round of the Linger Longer Invitational ... Opened up the Irish Creek Intercollegiate with an under par 71 ... Became the second Spartan to win the SoCon Individual Championship, turning in a 4-under 212 (73-70-69) for the only sub-par score in the field. ... Posted two under par rounds in the NCAA Pacific Regional. 
Prior To UNCG
Four-year letterwinner at East Rowan High School for coach Rhett Teems … Ranked the No. 1 junior golfer in the state of North Carolina by the CGA as a junior … Two-time N.C. Junior Player of the Year by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) and the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) … Became the youngest champion of the North Carolinas Amateur in event history … Posted a 71.91 stroke average in 2016-17, winning five tournaments including the TYGA North State High School Challenge, the Rowan Junior Open, and the NCJGF Irish Creek Fall Classic … Recorded 15 top-15 finishes and eight top-5 finishes on the year … Three-time Rowan County Player of the Year and a four-time All-South Piedmont Conference selection … Won the 2015 3A State championship while helping East Rowan to a runner-up team finish … Posted a seventh-place finish in 2017 … Helped his team to three straight team championships in the South Piedmont Conference … Won the USGA US Junior Amateur Qualifying this summer with a 2-under par 142 (68-74) … Advanced to the USGA US Junior National Amateur and finished tied for ninth in the prestigious field with a 2-over par 146 (74-72) … As a junior, won the CGA North Carolina Men’s Amateur with an 8-under par 280 score, posting rounds of 70-71-68-71 … Won the North State High School Challenge with a 6-under par 138 (66-72) and the Rowan Junior Open with a 7-under par 137 (71-66) … Finished second overall at the North & South Junior at Pinehurst with a 2-under par 214 (74-71-69) and second at the Tar Heel State Junior Championship with a 2-over par 146 (74-72).



Nicholas Lyerly
Rounds Average Low Top Finish
36 72.89 66 1st



Tournament Rounds Total Place/Players (Top 10/25/50)
Rod Myers Invitational 74-71-71 216 (E) T 21st / 72 (-/-/-)
Wolfpack Fall Collegiate 73-71-78 222 (+6) T 36th / 81 (-/-/-)
Tar Heel Intercollegiate 72-77-72 221 (+5) T 53rd / 75 (-/-/4)
AutoTrader Intercollegiate 71-74-75 220 (+4) T 19th / 92 (-/-/-)
UNCG Grandover Collegiate 78-76-69 223 (+7) T 17th / 76 (-/-/6)
UNCG/Martin Downs Collegiate 76-70-66 212 (-4) T 8th / 67 (-/-/-)
Puerto Rico Classic 80-70-77 227 (+11) T 55th / 75 (-/-/-)
Tiger Intercollegiate 74-71-70 215 (-1) T 16th/ 93 (-/-/-)
Linger Longer Invitational 73-71-77 221 (+5) T 42nd / 88 (-/-/-)
Irish Creek Intercollegiate 71-76-72 219 (+3) T 20th / 87 (-/-/-)
SoCon Championship 73-70-69 212 (-4) T 1st / 40 (-/-/-)
NCAA Pacific Regional 75-70-71 216 (E) T 30th / 70 (-/-/-)
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