|High School:||Green Hope HS|
Freshman season (2008-09)
Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team ... was third on the team with a 75.80 stroke average ... turned in his best finish in his first event, pacing the Spartans with a 17th-place effort in the Maryland Intercollegiate (72-71), which was cut to 36 holes by rain ... carded a season-low round of 69 in the second round of the Mason Rudolf ... also had his best 54-hole score at the Mason Rudolf with a 218 (75-69-74).
Tied with UNCG teammate Kyle Sonday for low amateur score at the 2009 North Carolina Open, finishing 11th overall with a five-under-par score of 211 (71-72-68) ... tied for 34th in the qualifying round of the 2009 North & South Men's Amateur Championship ... prior to coming to UNCG, was ranked fifth in the state by the Carolinas Golf Association ... nationally, he was ranked No. 86 among the class of 2008 by Golfweek and No. 120 in the 2008 class by National Junior Scoreboard ... finished third at the USGA's Junior Amateur Qualifier, including a second-round 64, and second at the USGA Junior Amateur tournament ... also finished second at the AJGA Golf Pride and Dogwood Junior tournaments.
Three-time All-Tri 8 Conference performer for Greenlope High School ... helped the Falcons to 4A state championships in each of the his last two years ... also helped the team win the 2006 SunTrust Cup championship ... recorded top-10 finishes in both of those tournaments, finishing sixth in 2006 and ninth in 2007.
William V. Almand ... born Oct. 6, 1989, in Cary, N.C. ... son of Bill and Jackie Almand ... father played baseball at Georgia ... has not yet chosen a major.