Amrith de Soysa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbo, Sri Lanka

High School:
Pendleton Academy

Height:
5-7

Experience:
4L

Amrith de Soysa

2008-09: Earned Captain's Award and Lettermen's Award given by the team ... Competed in seven tournaments for the Bulldogs ... Averaged 76.05 strokes per round over 20 rounds ... Shot season low of 71 at the 2009 WAC Championships ... Best finish came at the WAC Championships (12th).

2007-08: Played in a team-high 11 tournaments for Tech ... Averaged 75.78 per round over 33 rounds ... Capture the individual title at the 2008 Rice Intercollegiate in February, shooting 74-71-72 for a three-round total of 217 ... Medaled in two tournaments during the year ... Tied for 20th at the WAC Championships in April ...

2006-07: Participated in 12 events during the season ... Recorded a 74.15 scoring average over 34 rounds of golf, the second best on the team ... Medaled in four tournaments during the season, tied for second most on the team ... Finished fifth at the ASU Indian Classic with a total of 212 (69-73-70) ... Tied for 19th at three separate events, including the Hawaii Fall Intercollegiate (221), the UALR First Tee Collegiate (217), and the WAC Championships (219) ... Shot a low round of 69 during the ASU Indian Classic ...

2005-06: Named Academic All-WAC ... Competed in 12 tournaments for Louisiana Tech during the season ... In 36 rounds of golf, posted a 76.00 scoring average ... Had a low round of 69 in the first round of the Hawaii Fall Intercollegiate ... Medaled in four tournaments for the Bulldogs during the year ... Had a fourth-place finish at the Hal Sutton Intercollegiate with a three-round total of 216 ... Also medaled at the Louisiana-Monroe/Fred Marx Invitational with a 13th place finish, at the Hawaii Fall Intercollegiate with a 13th place finish and at the Arkansas State Indian Classic with a 14th place finish ...

High School: Lettered for coach Tim Sheredy at Pendleton High School in Bradenton, Florida ... Graduated from Pendleton in the spring of 2005 ... Attended the David Leadbetter Golf Academy ... Was the runner-up at the 2004 David Leadbetter Championships ... Won the India Junior Open and the Pakistan Junior Open ... Placed in the top 10 in the British Junior Championships and the Junior World Championships ... Also competed for the Sri Lanka National Junior Golf Team from 2000 through 2005 ...

Personal: Majoring in business management ... Full name is Amrith Joseph De Soysa ... Son of Menik de Soysa ... Has one brother, Haresh ... Born Feb. 7, 1987, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.