University's student-athletes continue to shine in the classroom
Blankenship Named Second Team All-WAC
Wilmore eagles No. 13
Forgan leads way with 73
2011-12: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in nine of the 11 tournaments during the season ... Registered a 74.6 scoring average in 26 rounds ... Recorded eight rounds of even par or better during the year ... Recorded three Top 20 finishes ... Tied for seventh at the Squire Creek Invitational (71-70-74=215) ... Tied for ninth at the Argent Financial Classic (72-73-70=215) ... Tied for 17th at the David Toms Intercollegiate (76-73-71=220) ...
2010-11: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in 10 of the 11 events during the season ... Helped lead Tech to two team titles during the season as the Bulldogs captured the Squire Creek Invitational and the Jim West Intercollegiate ... Recorded a 74.41 scoring average in 29 rounds of golf ... Eight of his 29 rounds were even par or better ... Recorded four Top 20 finishes during the season ... Shot a season low round of 68 in the second round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate to open the year ... Tied for seventh at the Jim West Intercollegiate (75-72-72=219) ... Tied for eighth at the Memphis Intercollegiate (72-72-77=221) ... Tied for 16th at the Squire Creek Invitational (83-71-71=225) ... Tied for 18th at the UTA/Waterchase Invitational (73-71-74=218) ...
Summer of 2010: Won the Links on the Bayou to qualify for the USGA Amateur Public Links Championship ...
2009-10: Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... One of two Bulldogs to play in all 11 events during the year ... Earned the Bulldog Award for the lowest scoring average of the year at 74.42 ... Shot a low round of 66 during the Sam Hall Intercollegiate, which tied for the eighth lowest round in recorded Bulldog history ... Six of his first nine rounds during the year were par or better ... 10 of his 33 rounds on the year were par or better - best on the team ... Finished in the Top 20 in four events during the year ... Tied for fifth at the Waterchase Invitational where he shot one-under-par 215 ... Tied for ninth at the Squire Creek Invitational ... Tied for 10th at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate ... Also tied for 16th at the WAC Championships ...
2008-09: Earned Newcomer of the Year by the team ... Earned Academic All-WAC honors ... Competed in nine tournaments for the Bulldogs ... Averaged 75.81 strokes over 26 rounds played ... Shot his lowest round of 71 at the Kauai Collegiate Invite ... Best finish of 23rd came at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate in March ... Finished 29th at the 2009 WAC Championships ...
High School: Lettered four years for coach Mike Meredith at Parkway High School ... Won the 2008 Louisiana Class 4A state title as a senior firing a 68 and 73 ... Won the 2008 regional qualifying tournament shooting a 69 ... Won the 2008 Louisiana High School Tournament of Champions (top 35 golfers in state) shooting three-under-par ... Finished second in the Louisiana Class 4A state tournament as a junior and fourth as a sophomore ... Won the 2006 Louisiana State junior amateur title ... Won the Southern Tradition Four-Ball championships in summer of 2007 ... Was also the individual champion of the 2007 Southern Tradition Four-Ball ... Led Parkway to three straight Louisiana Class 4A team titles ...
Personal: Full name is Cody Andrew Santone ... Son of Brian and Diane Santone ... Has one sister, Carly ... Born Dec. 19, 1989, in Longview, Texas.