Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Nick Juszczak Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 24, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Junior (2003-04): Finished tied for 139th place during stroke play at the 2004 U.S. Amateur with a 78-75=155 (+15) tally ... Earned a spot in the 2004 U.S. Amateur Championship by winning his qualifier July 28 at Murphy Creek Golf Club in Aurora, Colo., with a 137 total ... Ranked sixth on the club with a 73.41 stroke average ... Juszczak’s events (9), rounds played (27), stroke average (73.41), top-20 finishes (3), low tournament (212/-4) and rounds at par or better (8) were all career bests ... Has four of 36 top-20 finishes for Arizona in 2003-04 ... Eight rounds at par or better ... Tied for 68th place at the 2004 NCAA Championships with a 21-over 80-75-71-75=301 tally to help the Wildcat finish third ... Shot a season-low 69 (his third career round in the 60s) in the second round of the Wyoming Cowboy Classic en route to a four-under 212 tally and a tie for 20th place ... Tied for 55th place at the National Invitational Tournament March 30 with a 13-over 229 total ... Shot an eight-over 224 to tie for 37th place at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate on March 9 ... Tied for eighth (his second career top-10 finish) on Feb. 24 at the Anteater Invitational with a 72-76-72=220 (+4) tally ... Equaled his season low with a 70 in the second and third rounds of the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate Feb. 2-3 to post a two-under 211 and tie for 16th place ... Collected a tie for 21st place on Nov. 7 at the Del Walker Intercollegiate with a 74-72-72=218 (+5) total ... Shot 72-77=149 (+9) to tie for 42nd place at The Preview by Ping and Golfweek ... Played as an individual at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate and was the team’s highest finisher, as his 70-74-74=218 (+2) tied him for 15th place ... It was his third career top-20 finish and the third-lowest tournament total of his career.

Sophomore (2002-03): Ranked fifth on the squad with a 74.39 stroke average ... Stroke average dropped 2.28 strokes this spring (five events) ... Was the top UA finisher at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic April 16 with a 73-75-73=221 (+11), his second top-20 finish this season and his best placing ... Tied for 86th place at the ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational with a 70-75-76=221 (+5) ... Carded a 225 (+9) to tie for 33rd at the National Invitational Tournament on April 1 ... Shot a 15-over 231 to tie for 26th place at the Anteater Invitational ... Opened spring play with a career-low 73-70-68=211 (-2) to tie for 15th place Feb. 4 at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate ... The final round 68 was a career low ... Finished tied for 45th place at the 49er Collegiate Classic with a 14-over-par 230 in his only appearance of the season ... Posted a season-low 74 in the final round.

Redshirt Freshman (2001-02): Joined the team in January after Spring tryouts ... Posted his career-low round with a second-round 69 en route to a seven-over 223 at the ASU Thunderbird/Savane Invitational ... Tallied a 77-71-77=225 (+9) to tie for 36th place at the PING-U.S. Collegiate Championships, April 5-7 ... Finished tied for 27th place at the Anteater Invitational after a 227 (+11) total ... Carded a 79 (+7) in the stroke play match vs. Skidmore College on March 14 to earn three points in the UA junior varsity win ... Posted his first top-10 finish with a 75-75-71=221 (+5) at the Herb Wimberly Collegiate Classic on March 1-2 ... Made his collegiate debut with a 72-70-75=217 (+4) effort Feb. 4-5 at the PING-Arizona Intercollegiate and finished tied for 36th place.

Freshman (2000-01): One of six freshmen on the Wildcat roster ... Did not see any action as a redshirt.

High School: Attended Arcadia High School ... Lettered four years in golf and three in basketball ... Golf captain his junior and senior years ... Held the lowest stroke average all four years ... Competed in the state championships all four years ... Member of the State Championship team in 2000 ... Player of the Year in 2000 for the Scottsdale area ... Played for head coach Rich Yeager ... First team All-American in 2000 for Future Collegiate World Tour ... Won the FCWT Karsten Invitational in 1999 ... Also finished 2nd in another FCWT competition ... Finished 13th at the American Junior Golf Association Colorado Izzo.

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