WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
SENIOR (2006-07): Competed in 13 events for the Cougars, including the Pac-10 Conference Championships...tallied six top-25 finishes and four top-10 finishes...finished third outright at the Inland Cup and fourth outright in the Mean Green Classic...tied for fourth at the NW Collegiate Classic, and tied for tenth at the Barona Collegiate Cup to round out is top-10 finishes...carded a career-low single-round score of 65 in the second round of the Inland cup...matched his previous career-low scoring round (67) twice on the season...finished tied for 36th at the Pac-10 Championships...season scoring average of 72.92 was the best on the team...left Washington State at second on the career scoring average list (73.48)...also left school with the fifth most top-10 finishes in a career all-time (9), and tied for seventh most top-25 finishes (16).
JUNIOR (2005-06): Led the Cougars with a scoring average of 71.3 in five tournaments in fall 2005...recorded three top 10 finishes...tied his career low round with a score of 67 in the third round at the Northwest Collegiate...tied for fourth place, marking his best finish as a Cougar...captured second top 10 finish of the season at the Mackenzie Invitational where he shot a 211 (-2) to place in a tie for 10th...tied the daily low score with a 68 in the final round at the Del Walker Intercollegiate to finish in seventh place...named South Dakota Golf Association Golfer of the Year for 2005. In spring 2006...Collins tied his career low of 67 once again in the first round of the Thunderbird invite
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Tallied 74.3 strokes per round in 11 tournaments...recorded three top 25 finishes including a fifth place effort at the Inland Cup...captured first top-25 finish for WSU with a 21st place effort at the Barona Collegiate Cup...fired career-low 67 in the opening round....tied for 13th at Pinehurst Invitational.
Transferred to WSU from Pima Community College...carried a 71.5 stroke average en route to earning second team All-Arizona Conference honors...first team all-region...finished 21st at nationals, missing All-America honors by one stroke.
Lettered five times at two different high schools...1999 Most Improved Varsity Golfer...given the 2000 Lead H.S. Seaton Award for exemplifying leadership, citizenship, academics, and sportsmanship...won two invitational championships as a junior...tied Boulder Canyon CC course record of 31...won five invitational championships as a senior while being named to the 2002 All-Greater Dakota Conference team.
Christopher Michael Collins...born Jan. 5, 1985, at Deadwood, S.D...parents Lyle and Mary Collins...brother Lance...hobbies include golf, snowboarding and weight lifting...National Honor Society Member for two years while carrying a 3.978 GPA...Senior Class President...volunteered for the Salvation Army, junior golf, YMCA, and blood drive... 2002 South Dakota Golf Association Player of the Year...2002 State Junior Champion.
YEAR EVENTS ROUNDS STROKES AVG LOW TOP 10 TOP25 2004-05 11 31 2,303 74.29 67 1 3 2005-06 12 32 2,335 72.97 67 4 7 2006-07 13 38 2,771 72.92 65 4 6 Totals 36 101 7,409 73.36 65 9 16