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Erik Oja
Erik Oja


Sandviken, Sweden

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180



Pac-12 Announces Men's Golf All-Academic Teams

Four Cats were honored by the league


Cats Ready to Tee Off at the Pac-12 Championships

The Wildcats will compete in the 54th annual event in Los Angeles


Wildcats Earn Fifth at the Cowboy Classic

Dylan Healey shoots a second round 68 to finish in a tie for tenth


Arizona in Third After Day One

Trent Redfern leads the Wildcats in the First Round of the Cowboy Classic


Men's Golf Finishes in Ninth in Tempe

Arizona posts a final score of 865 at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Sophomore (2011-12): A first-team Pac-12 all-Academic selection ... Ranks second on the team with a 72.65 stroke average and 19 rounds at par or better ... Leads the team with nine rounds in the 60s, including a low round of 66 ... Ninety-three percent of his rounds played (40-of-43) have counted towards the team total ... Has been Arizona's top finisher seven times ... Posted a 70-77-75=222 (+6) to tie for 24th place at the 2012 NCAA Southwest Regional where he was UA's top finisher ... Carded rounds of 74, 71,71, 72 at the 2012 Pac-12 Championships to finish 16th with a 288 (E) total and was UA's top finisher ... At the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, finished in a tie for 49th with a 213 (+3) total ... His under-par finish (-2/211) at the ASU/Thunderbird Invitational put him in the top 20 for the sixth time this season, as he tied for 16th place ... At the Barona Collegiate Cup, carded a 69 in the first and third rounds to finish with a 211 (-5) and a tie for 14th place ... At the National Invitational Tournament, earned his fourth top-10 finish of the season in a tie for 8th place at 216 (E) ... At the Fresno State Lexus Classic, carded a season low 66 in the second round to finish at 221 (+5) and a tie for 27th ... Finished competition at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate with a 225 (+9), tying for 68th ... At the John A. Burns Intercollegiate, finished with a 228 (+12) to tie for 60th place ... Finished under par for the first time this season at the Arizona Intercollegiate with a 212 (-1) for his third top-10 finish, a tie for 10th ... At the Gifford Collegiate Championship, finished in a tie for 39th with a 224 (+11) ... Carded identical scores of 68 in the first and second rounds at the Lone Star Invitational at Briggs Ranch to finish in a tie for 7th place, his second top-10 finish of the season ... At the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, finished in a tie for 29th place with a 221 (+11) ... At the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, carded a 216 (E) for a season-best finish in a tie for fifth place.

Freshman (2010-11): An honorable mention all-Pac-10 selection ... Registered a 74.24 stroke average in 41 rounds played ... His stroke average is No. 22 on the UA freshman scoring average list, and of the 21 players ahead of him, only five (R. Barnes, Gamez, Matthews, Purdy, Gore) played more rounds as a frosh ... Each of his 14 appearances came with the UA varsity and 36 of his 41 rounds (88%) counted towards the team total ... Twice he was UA's top finisher and five times he came in at No. 2 ... Posted a 72.93 stroke average over his last five events played (14 rounds) ... Collected one top-10 and three top-20 finishes ...Ranked third on the team with 13 rounds at par or better with six rounds in the 60s and a low of 67 ... Posted a 74-72-71=217 (+1) in his collegiate debut at the Topy Cup to tie for 24th place ... Shot a 69-75-80=224 (+8) at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate to tie for 26th place ... Tied for 72nd at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational with a 30-over 246 total ... Shot a 74-73-77=224 (+11) to tie for 30th place at the Gifford Collegiate Championship ... Opened the spring campaign with a tie for 46th at the Arizona Intercollegiate with a 228 total (+15) ... Carded his low tournament total of the year - a 75-67-69=211 (-5) at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate to tie for 12th place ... Tied for 42nd place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters with a 11-over 227 ... Collected a top-20 finish (T15) at the National Invitational Tournament with a 73-75-72=220 (+4) total ... Tied for 36th at the Barona Collegiate Cup with a 226 (+10) tally ... Shot an even-par 71 during the dual match vs. Brown ... Carded a 71-72-68=211 (+1) to tie for 15th place at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic ... Was Arizona's top finisher at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships and collected his first top-10 finish with a 70-72-73-68=283 (+3) total to tie for ninth place ... Carded a 72-73-70=215 (+2) at the 2011 NCAA Arizona Regional to tie for 32nd place ... Tied for 139th place at the 2011 NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Okla., with a 25-over 241 total.

Amateur: Ranked as the No. 11 boys amateur player in Sweden and the No. 117 overall player regardless of age and professional standing, according to the Swedish Golf Federation ... Oja won the 2009 Vassunda Junior Open to go with nine other top-10 finishes and two top-20 efforts ... In 36 rounds played over 14 starts, he posted a 73.08 scoring average ... Has five wins to his credit during his junior career: 2009 Vassunda Junior Open, 2008 Alex Noren Open, 2008 DM-Gästrike Hälsinge, 2007 Skandia National Junior #4-Stockholm and the 2005 FSB Boys Cup 15 ... According to the Swedish Golf Federation website, Oja has 13 top-10 finishes, 18 top-20 efforts and has made the cut in 86 of 90 junior starts ... He has represented Sweden in international competitions in Denmark, Austria and Germany.