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 Markus Leandersson
Markus Leandersson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hvalstad, Norway

High School:
Norges Toppidrettsymnas

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
04/25/1986

Experience:
3VL


As a Junior
Played in all 11 tournaments during the season and finished the season with an average round of 74.16 ... Recorded a trio of top 10 finishes, including a second place finish at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate ... Carded 11 rounds of par or better ... Shot a career-best round of 69 at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate ... Fired a career-best 54-hole total of 215 at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate ... Named to the Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team ... Selected as a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar.

As a Sophomore
Participated in six tournaments as a sophomore during the 2006-07 season ... Best finish of the season was six-over at the Mid Pines Intercollegiate (74-73-75=212) and the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate (74-72-76=212) ... Recorded rounds of par on the first 18 holes at the Palmetto Intercollegiate and during the second round of the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate.

As a Freshman
Competed in all five tournaments during the fall and two during the spring as a freshman...Best finish came at the Georgetown Hoya Invitational where finished tied for 17th...Posted two top-30 finishes...Carded three rounds of 71 or better and seven of 74 or better...Finished tied for 30th in his first collegiate tournament of his career at the Mid Pines Intercollegiate.

High School
Currently holds the course record of 61 at Kjekstag GK...Was the 2004 Norwegian Junior Champion and a member of the Norwegian National Junior Team...Finished second in the 2004 Gjensidige NOR Junior A-Tour Order of Merit...He also captured the 2004 Gjensidige NOR Junior Tour A at Norefjell GK and qualified for the Swedish Telia Tour (Sweden's Professional Mini Tour)...Attended school at Norges Toppidrettsymnas, which is the Norwegian School for Top Athletes...Played for Christer Bengtsson.

Personal
Full name is Markus Faye Leandersson. ... Majoring in business at ECU ... Born April 25, 1986 ...Son of Ulf and Cathrine Faye Leandersson ... Three-time recipient of the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal.