Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Kolton Lapa
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Red Mountain

Junior (2014-2015): Participated in seven events in his second season as a Wildcat … Carried a 76.00 stroke average with two rounds at or under par … Placed 59th at the Nike Intercollegiate with a score of 243 (+33) … Shot a low round of 69 at the William H. Tucker Invitational, tying for 35th … Shot a low tournament score at the Arizona Intercollegiate with 221 strokes to tie for 42nd … At the John Burns Intercollegiate, he tied for 66th with a score of 231 (+15) … Posted a 222 (+12) at The Goodwin to tie for 95th … Tied for 52nd at the National Invitational playing as an individual with a score of 227 (+11) … Had his best finish in the Exhibition vs. St. Thomas placing 4th with a score of 75 (+3).

Sophomore (2013-14): Participated in every spring event in his first season with Arizona … Carried a 73.86 stroke average with a top-10 finish … Shot 306 (+18) at the Pac-12 Championships for 50th place … Earned a 55th place tie finish at the Redhawk Invitational with a score of 224 (+13) … Shot a 218 (+5) at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational for a 37th place tie … Finished in 67th at the National Invitational Tournament with a score of 225 (+9) … Shot a low round of 69 at the Del Walker Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for 26th place … Shot 153 (+9) at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate … Had his best finish for a third place tie at the Arizona Intercollegiate, posting rounds of 71, 69 and 72 for 212 (-1). 

Prior to Arizona: As a freshman, Lapa started every tournament for the University of Nebraska, leading the team with a 74.27 stroke average … Set the school record for 54-hole score by a freshman at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate with 211 strokes … Won two Big Ten Golfer-of-the-Week honors.

High School: A graduate of RedMountainHigh School in Mesa, Ariz. … Lapa guided his team to the 2010 state championship, where he finished fifth individually … He was named first-team all-state in 2010 and 2011 … He won the 2012 Tucson City Junior Championship, tied for third at the Arizona Stroke Play Championship … Won the 2012 PING Junior Classic and JGAA/SWSPGA state championship.