|High School:||Green Hope|
Sophomore season (2009-10)
Played in all 11 tournaments, turning in a 74.84 stroke average … recorded his first career top-five finish at the Georgetown Intercollegiate, tying for second after turning in identical rounds of 72 in the rain-shortened event … shot a 69 in the second round of the UK Bluegrass Invitational to match his career-low round … had his best 54-hole total of the season there with a 219 (72-69-78) … tied for 12th at the Fireline Towson Invitational, shooting a three-round total of 221 (79-72-70).
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 for fifth at the 2010 Bryan Amateur and tied for 15th at the 2010 Southeastern Amateur … 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 … majoring in business administration.