Andrews knocks on door but comes up short at SwingThought.com event
More international competition for Kuchar, PGA Tour starts new season
Schniederjans wins second-round match, but falls in round of 16
Tech golfers Schniderjans and Andrews advance in U.S. Amateur match play
Both players capture easy wins, Reeves falls 1-up
After red-shirting in 2010-11, developed into a solid middle-of-the-lineup performer for Tech the last three years, making the travel squad for nearly every event ... In 46 career events, posted 11 top-10 finishes, including two top-5s and a win (2013 Gary Koch Invitational) ... Made the All-ACC team once (2012), earned GCAA All-Region honors three times ... Got as high as No. 106 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking ... Five-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll, three-time selection to the ACC All-Academic team, twice named a GCAA All-America Scholar, and recipient of an NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship.
2013-14: - Tournament Results
GCAA All-East Region choice for the third time after posting three top-10 finishes during his final year and top-20s in four straight events (Valspar, Robert Kepler, ACC, NCAA regional) before the NCAA Championship ... Named GCAA All-America Scholar for the second time, and made the ACC All-Academic team for the third time ... Finished T6 at the NCAA Raleigh Regional (-4) and T18 at the ACC Championship (-1) ... Best finish was a T3 at the Puerto Rico Classic with a career-best score of 205 (-11) ... His other top-20s came on difficult golf courses ... Has one career win, the 2013 Gary Koch Invitational ... Finished T31, T14 and T6 in his career NCAA regional starts, and T144 and T89 in his NCAA Championship finals starts ... Finished the year No. 107 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index and No. 117 in the Golfstat rankings ... Stroke average was 72.36 in 33 rounds (18th in the ACC).
2013 Summer Highlights: Earned one of two qualifying spots in U.S. Amateur available at Midlothian, Va. (T2 67-66, won playoff on 2nd extra hole) ... Tied for 9th place in stroke play, lost in first round of match play ... Runner-up at Northeast Amateur (-8) ... T4 at the Sahalee Players Championship (+1) ... T19 at the Monroe Invitational (+6) ... T20 at Porter Cup (-1) ... Advanced out of local qualifying for U.S. Open.
2012-13: - Tournament Results
Named to the GCAA All-East Region team ... Stroke average was 72.5, third on the team and 17th in the ACC ... Won the Gary Koch Invitational for his first career victory ... Three top-10 finishes on the year, eight for his career ... T10 at PING/Preview, site of NCAA Championship (211, +1) ... T29 at 2013 ACC Championship (219) ... T14 at Tallahassee Regional (210, -6) with a closing 68 ... Tech's low finisher in NCAA Finals stroke play, but went 1-0-1 in his matches ... Finished spring No. 105 in the Golfstat Cup and No. 137 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index.
2012 Summer Highlights: T6 at the Monroe Invitational ... T35 at the Players Amateur.
2011-12: - Tournament Results
Named to the All-ACC team ... Solid No. 3 or 4 player for Tech with five top-10 finishes in 11 events and a 72.42 stroke average (14th in the ACC) ... Ranked No. 99 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Index, 125th in the Golfstat Cup, and had a 658-227 (.744) head-to-head winning percentage ... High finish in the spring was a T6 at the Amer Ari Invitational ... Also had a T7 at the ACC Championship and a T9 at the Seminole Intercollegiate.
2011 Summer Highlights: Won the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham, Ala. (282, -6) ... Tied for 5th at the Players Amateur in Hilton head, S.C. (280, -8) ... Tied for 11th at the U.S. Amateur qualifier at Petersburg, Va. (143, -1) ... Tied for 14th at the Southeastern Amateur in Columbus, Ga. (286, +2) ... Won two matches and reached the round of 16 at the North & South Amateur in Pinehurst, N.C. ... Tied for 39th at the Northern Amateur in Chesterton, Ind. (220, +5) ... Tied for 51st at Southern Amateur in Tampa, Fla. (294, +10).
2009-10: - Tournament Results
Played in three spring events, two as part of the travel team, and had a 77.44 stroke average for nine rounds ... Best finish was a T59 at the Wolfpack Collegiate ... Placed in the top 25 in all three events he played in the fall, with a high finish of T21 at the Brickyard and the UNCG Bridgestone ... Compiled an overall stroke average of 75.88 for 17 rounds ... Shot par or better twice.
Amateur: 2010: 28th at Southeastern Amateur, reached round of 32 at North and South Amateur, T20 at Players Amateur ... 2009: Tied for 10th at the Greystone Invitational in Birmingham.
High School: Lettered five seasons in golf for coach Jimmy Cox at Ravenscroft High School, serving as team captain two years ... Led his team to four state championships (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009) and four conference titles ... Earned all-state honors in 2009 and all-conference honors four times ... Won the individual conference title twice (2005, 2008) ... One of the top 12 students in his graduating class.
Junior Golf: Rolex AJGA honorable mention All-American in 2007 ... Ranked as high as No. 39 among the class of 2009, No. 71 overall in Golfweek junior rankings ... No. 70 in Junior Golf Scoreboard ... Won the 2007 AJGA Golf Pride Classic and the 2008 AJGA Junior Championship ... Posted five other top-10 finishes, four additional top-20s.
Personal: Full name is Alexander Boyd Andrews ... Goes by "Bo" ... Born July 4, 1990, in Raleigh ... Son of Andy and Carol Andrews of Raleigh ... Has an older sister, Rhyne ... Father, Andy, played tennis at NC State and professionally ... Enjoys kayaking, seeing movies, playing basketball ... Began playing golf at age 12 ... Graduated with high honors in May, 2014 with his bachelor's degree in Management.