First time in program history four Jackets have earned GCAA's top academic honor
Schniederjans wins Rod Myers Award as Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Anders Albertson is proof of the mental edge Bruce Heppler gives his team
Georgia Tech heads to the Old North State Course, where it has won six of the last eight ACC titles
Head golf coach Bruce Heppler is adopting a hands-off approach to help Anders Albertson get back in his groove
Only the 10th player in Tech history to earn All-ACC honors three times ... Became a solid No. 2 player in his first year and became Tech's highest-ranked player nationally as a sophomore ... Has a career mark of 71.50 over 110 rounds, third-best in Tech history ... In 44 career events, has 16 top-10 finishes, including nine in the top-5 and one win (2013 ACC Championship) ... Four-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Recipient of the Bobby Dodd Scholarship for 2013-14 ... Third-ranked junior golfer in the state of Georgia, graduated in the fall of 2010 from Etowah High School in Woodstock, Ga., and enrolled at Tech in January 2011 (sat out the spring season).
2014 Summer Highlights: Finished fourth at The Dogwood at Druid Hills golf Club in Atlanta (-19) ... Tied for 20th at the Western Amateur (-2) ... T11 at the U.S, Amateur qualifier at Piedmont Driving Club in Atlanta (+1), caddied for teammate Bo Andrews in the U.S. Amateur ... T21 at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y., T28 at the Northeast Amateur in Rumford, R.I.
2013-14: - Tournament Results
All-ACC and GCAA All-East Region choice ... Also named GCAA All-America Scholar and to the ACC All-Academic team ... Tied for 2nd at the ACC Championship (209, -7) and finished 8th at the NCAA Raleigh Regional ... Closed with a 65 (-7), the best round of his career, at the ACC Championship ... Finished the year at No. 85 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 161 in the Golfstat rankings ... Six top-10 finishes for the year, three in the fall (with two other top-20s) and a T6 at the spring Puerto Rico Classic ... T20 in Tech's last stroke-play event (Robert Kepler Invitational) before ACC Championship ... Won both his matches in the Capital City Club Match Play event, including a 5&4 drubbing of 71st-ranked Nicholas Reach of Georgia ... Best finishes before ACC were third at the USCC and the Western Refining All-American ... Has two top-10 finishes in NCAA regionals, and T26 at the 2013 NCAA Championship ... Counting ACC and NCAA championships, has five top-10 finishes in post-season events in his career ... Stroke average was 72.03 in 39 rounds, 10th-best in the ACC.
2013 Summer Highlights: Medalist at U.S. Amateur qualifier (-7) at Capital City Club-Crabapple, did not qualify for match play ... T10 at The Dogwood Invitational (-10) ... T19 at the Players Amateur (-1) ... T22 at Northeast Amateur ... T36 at Sunnehanna Amateur.
2012-13: - Tournament Results
Third-team All-American by the GCAA and Golfweek magazine ... All-ACC selection for the second time and a GCAA All-Region choice ... Ranked 8th in the final Golfstat Cup rankings and 27th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index ... Faced the 7th-toughest schedule in the nation ... Stroke average was team-low 71.1, fourth in the ACC ... Medalist at the ACC Championship with a tournament-record score of 201 (-15) ... Finished 4th, T6th, 1st and T10th in consecutive events before the NCAA Finals (Linger Longer, Gary Koch, ACC, NCAA regional) with a 264-17 head-to-head record and a cumulative 30-under-par score ... Posted T26 at the NCAA Championship and went 1-0-1 in his matches ... Nine of last 13 rounds in the 60s ... Team-leading nine top-20 finishes for the year, 16 for his career ... T10 at Tallahassee Regional (209, -7) to lead Tech players ... T16 at PING/Golfweek Preview Invitational (213, +3) at the site of the NCAA Championship.
2012 Summer Highlights: T4 at the Monroe Invitational ... T4 at the Players Amateur ... T27 at the Dogwood Invitational.
2011-12: - Tournament Results
All-ACC selection and an honorable mention GCAA All-American as a freshman ... Played No. 2 for Tech most of the spring, earning three of his five top-10 finishes in the Seminole Intercollegiate (T6), Gary Koch Invitational (T7) and ACC Championship (T4) ... Stroke average of 71.4 ranked 6th in the ACC ... Ranked 31st nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and 33rd in the Golfstat Cup and compiled a 727-158 (.821) head-to-head winning percentage ... T3 at the Carpet Capital Collegiate and T2 at the Brickyard Collegiate in the fall ... Led the Jackets to a first place finish in the Brickyard Collegiate by shooting 7 under par, placing second in individual standings ... Finished out of the top 20 three times, lowest a T35 at the Amer Ari Invitational.
2011 Summer Highlights: T1 at the U.S. Amateur qualifier at Duluth, Ga. (139, -5) ... 3rd at the Georgia State Amateur Championship in Atlanta (280, E) ... Fourth at the Monroe Invitational in Pittsford, N.Y. (280, -5) ... Tied for 4th at the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. (289, +1) ... Tied for 17th at the Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta (279, -9) ... Shot 4-under 140 in U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Hawks Ridge Golf Club.
Amateur Golf: Advanced out of local qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Open (65 at Marietta Country Club) ... Won the 2010 Georgia State Golf Association Atlanta Amateur Match Play Championship ... Finished second by one stroke at the 2010 Dogwood Invitational with a four day total of 19-under-par...2009 US Amateur Public Links Championship qualifying medalist and match play qualifier ... 2009 U.S. Amateur Championship qualifier.
Junior Golf: Ranked as high as 34th nationally ... Posted five top-10 finishes in junior golf events over the last two years prior to his January 2011 enrollment at Tech, including a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Carolinas/Georgia Junior Championship ... 2007 US Junior Championship qualifier...Scored a double-eagle in the 2010 Junior PGA Championship, which made ESPN SportsCenter top plays that day ... Ranked 34th nationally by the Junior Golf Scoreboard at the time of his enrollment.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Etowah High School ... Led Etowah to county championships in 2008 and 2009, and a regional championship in 2009 as medalist... Two Top 5 finishes at the Georgia High School Championship ... Three-time All County selection, and two-time County Player of the Year ... Member of the Student Council, Beta Club, and National Society of High School Scholars.
Personal: Full name is Anders Roth Albertson ... Born June 8, 1993 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Scott and Denita ... Three younger sisters, Ana, Britta and Ingrid ... Began playing competitively at age 9 ... Majoring in Management.