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Tyler Rucarean
  • 5-10 * 166
  • Redshirt Freshman
  • Gainesville, Fla.
  • (Oak Hall H.S.)

At Florida -
Redshirted the season and did not play.

Amateur Competition Placed sixth at the 2005 Lakewood New Year's Day Invitational (71-68-72-72 = 283)…A three-time U.S. Junior Amateur Participant (2001, 2002 and 2004)…Finished first at the 2004 Florida Junior Invitational (70-69-74 = 218)…Placed third at the 2004 AJGA AVILA Classic…Other highlights include a fourth-place finish at the 2002 AJGA AVILA Classic…Sixth at the 2004 AJGA Ping Junior and eighth at the 2003 Golfweek Top 100 tournament.

Prep He was named the Dairy Farmer's 1A State Golfer of the Year in 2002…2002 Gainesville Sun Player of the Year…Named five times to the Gainesville Sun First-Team All-Area team…Finished third at the 2002 Florida state tournament…Won the regional championship in 2003, district championship in 2002 and Alachua County Championship in 2001…Had a 35.7 stroke average over four years at Oak Hall…Named team MVP five times and was a five-year captain…Also played basketball and earned a 2002 all-state honorable mention…Scored 47 points during a game in 2004, including a school-record 12 three-pointers.

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