Austin Luher
Austin Luher


Vancouver, Wash.

High School:

Spring 2005:
All-Patriot League second team ... GCAA/PING All-Region team ... appeared in all eight tournaments, averaging team-best 75.7 strokes per round ... three top ten finishes including season-best seventh place showing at Patriot League Tournament ... career-best 54 hole score of 219 at conference tournament ... also tied for seventh at URI Spring Invitational ... tied for ninth (159) at Fairfield Spring Break Invitational ... season-low round of 71 in first round of Patriot League Tournament ... matched that mark in opening round of NCAA East Regional in Nashville ... set Academy regional record with 54-hole composite of 220 to tie for 74th ... broke previous record by two strokes ... second round at regionals was highlighted by an eagle on the par-four 15th ... scored in the 70s in 15 of 19 rounds.

Fall 2004:
Played in all five tournaments, averaging 75.8 strokes over 12.5 rounds ... low round of 71 in final round of Service Academy Classic to tie for third overall ... also placed third at Blue Devil Fall Invitational helping Black Knights to team title ... scored in the 70s in all but one round.

Spring 2004:
Appeared in all eight tournaments, averaging 76.3 strokes per round ... third-lowest average on the team ... posted sub-80 scores in 14 of 17 rounds ... low round of 70 came during second round of Bradford Creek Intercollegiate ... finished with 54-hole score of 225 at that tournament to place 67th ... tied for 17th overall at Patriot League Championship ... best finish of season was 12th place showing at Rehobeth Beach Spring Invitational ... career-low 223 at Drew Upton Classic (73-76-74) ... tied for 27th at that tournament.

Fall 2003:
Appeared in two tournaments, averaging 76.2 strokes per round ... made fall debut at Dartmouth Invitational ... tied for 55th with 36-hole total of 156 (81-75) ... also played in Service Academy Classic ... compiled 54-hole tally of 225 (77-75-73) ... 73 in third round was lowest score of the season ... teamed with D.J. Reeves to defeat Navy's Rob Stochel and Joey Kistler in annual "Star" match.

Spring 2003:
Averaged 81.1 strokes ... opened spring tying for 54th place at the Winthrop Waterford Invite ... carded an 86 in the opening round and equalled personal-best with a 71 in the second round ... finished tied for 78th place (79-80-80-239) at the Bradford Creek Invite ... tied for 61st (91-82-74-247) at the Diet Pepsi Shocker Classic ... took 34th place at Patriot League Championships ... carded a 54-hole 249 ... sat out the Sam Houston State Bearkat Classic and New England Championships.

Fall 2002:
Competed in five of Army's six outings, including Navy ... registered best score (71) in second round of first college tournament ... carded a 73 to tie for seventh place at Dartmouth ... tied for 54th (78-78-156) at the Toski Invitational ... finished tied for 37th place at the Black Knight Invite ... took ninth (75-73-78-226) at the Service Academy Classic ... averaged 76.0 strokes per round.

At Evergreen:
Four-year letterwinner ... qualified for state championships three times ... placed fourth individually at 2002 4A State Tournament ... won district tournament as senior ... all-league selection in 2001 and 2002 ... team also won district title in 2001 ... named "Most Inspirational" all four years ... team captain during junior and senior years ... selected 2002 most valuable golfer ... four-time academic all-state ... also played soccer and basketball ... first team all-league in soccer junior and senior years ... captained team ... voted "Best Defender" twice ... team placed fifth in 1999, third in 2001 and fifth in 2002 in state soccer tournament ... four-year letterwinner ... captained basketball team ... named team's most valuable player twice ... two-time all-league selection ... lettered in basketball three times.

Given name is Austin Wesley Luher ... born Aug. 6, 1983 ... parents' names are Al and Gaylen Luher ... brother, Gavin, a 2000 USMA graduate ... member of the National Honor Society ... class vice president during junior and senior years ... major is Leadership and Management Studies.

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