Wildcats have two members on the Academic All-Area Team for first time
Three players represent Villanova out of the 25 honored in Northeast region
Wildcats shot the best score of the final round
The junior is just three shots back of the leader
All five Wildcats are inside the top-30
2010-11: Led the BIG EAST and team in scoring average for the season with a 73.19 strokes per round... Led the team with 5 top-10 finishes and added two top-20 finishes in his 11 events...Named BIG EAST Golfer of the Week (March 9)...Notched a top-10 at the Big Five Invitational in a tie for ninth place with a score of 73-70--143 (+3)... Led Villanova to a 3rd place finish as a team at the Lincoln Mercury Invitational with a 73-72--145 (+1) which was good for his best finish of the season in fourth place... Paced Villanova at the Navy Fall Classic with a seventh place finish and score of 71-72--143 (+1)... Recorded a top-20 finish at The McLaughlin in a tie for 12th place with his best tournament score of 67-73-70--210 (E)... Finished in a tie for 40th with a score of 80-79-71--230 (+14) at the Adams Cup...Earned one point for the Wildcats by going 1-1 at the Match Play (Feb.11-12)...Tied for 41st at the Wendy's Charleston Shootout (Feb.28-Mar.1) with a 74-76-77--227 (+11)...Garnered another top-10 finish at the USF Invitational (Mar.4-6) in 8th with a 70-68-73--211 (-5)...Shot a 80-76-70--226 at the NIT Invitational (Mar. 21-22) to put him in a tie for 41st... Helped lead the team to a 3rd place finish at the Wildcat Invitational (April 3-4) with an individual tied for 4th place with a score of 75-69--144 (+2)... Tied for 20th at the BIG EAST Championships (April 17-19) with a 76-77-71--224 (+11).
2009-10: Qualified for 2010 USGA Amateur Public Links Championship... played in all 12 events in his sophomore season... notched his third best finish of the season with 14th place at the Navy Fall Classic (Sept 12-13) posting a score of 69-75--144 (+2)... tied his best tournament score for the season with a 67-74-75--216 (E) at the Sea Trails Intercollegiate (September 25-27)... posted his best finish at the Mission Inn Collegiate Classic (Oct 2-4) tying for 8th place with a 75-74-69--218 (+5)... finished the fall season with a 19th place finish at the Lehigh Invitational (Oct 17-18) scoring a 75-81--156 (+12)... participated in the Match Play Championship (Oct 30-Nov 1)... equaled his previous best tournament score of the season with a 70-74-72--216 (E) at the George Washington Invitational (March 19-20) which was good enough for an 11th place finish... posted a 22nd place finish at the Princeton Invitational (April 10-11) with a 77-75-71--223 (+10)... tied for 15th with a 77-69-73--219 (+10) at the Big East Championships (April 18-20).
2009: Played in three tournaments and all three rounds he played counted towards the team score during 2008-09 freshman campaign... Compiled a 77.33 stroke average with a pair of top-10 finishes in three starts... Carded a season-best round of even-par 71 at the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invite, where he placed third out of 51 golfers and earned team medalist honors in the tournament.
Personal: Born 4/3/90 in Sommit, N.J... Parents are David Colbert and Rebecca Stolze... One sister, Tara (22)... Named team MVP and For Valley Conference Champion senior year... 3-time all-conference selection... National Merit Semifinalist... Chose Villanova because of the academic reputation... Plans to major in Finance and Accounting.