Senior Zach Edmondson and freshman Stephen Lavenets earn top-10 finishes
Three Pirates currently in the top-20
Senior Zach Edmondson leads the Pirates at 6-under
As a Junior (2011-12)
Participated in three events ... Posted his lone top-20 finish at the Georgia State AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic with a 4-over 220 for 13th-place ... Fired an 8-over during the fall Wolfpack Intercollegiate and carded a 15-over at the River Landing Intercollegiate.
As a Sophomore at Mercer (2010-11)
Competed in 10 tournaments for the Bears ... Recorded a pair of top-20 finishes ... Finished 16th at the Frito Lay AT&T Intercollegiate (Philadelphia, Miss.) and 16th in the Invitational at the Ocean Course (Kiwah Island, S.C.) ... Tied for 24th at the Atlantic Sun Championships with a five-over 218 ... Posted the second-lowest scoring average on the team (75.00) ... Lowest round of the year was 70 on two occasions ... Named Mercer Athlete-of-the-Month in January.
Qualified for a U.S. Open Sectional Championship by winning the qualifying tournament at the Walt Disney Resort with a four-under 68.
As a Freshman at Mercer (2009-10)
Named to the All-Atlantic Sun Freshman Team as well as academic all-conference ... Played in 10 tour-naments for the Bears ... Notched his best finish of the year (t-7th) at the Rees Jones Intercollegiate .... Fired a season-best 69 in the second round of the Hummingbird Invitational ... Posted two top-20 finishes ... Has the second-lowest round average on the team (75.8).
Captured the 2009 Florida Azalea Amateur Title .... Posted rounds of 69 and 67 en route to a win at the Florida Junior Tour event at Brooksville Country Club ... Finished in 22nd place at the Dixie Amateur ... Ranked No. 65 in the nation in Golfworld's 18 and under rankings ... Earned four varsity letters for Scott Richardson at Circle Christian School (Orlando, Fla.) ... Helped lead the team to the 2007 and 2008 state championship ... Team won four consecutive district and regional championships.
Matthew Robert Kocolowski was born April 9, 1991 in New Port Richey, Fla. ... Son of Michael and Mary Ann Kocolowski ... Has three older sisters, Michele (28), Melanie (27) and Melissa (23) ... Academic major in finance.