First day of the Stanford Classic at Cypress Point
Senior (2012-13) ... Played in all five fall tournaments, with five starts ... Posted one top-20 finish ... Posted a season-best 17th place finish at the Inverness Intercollegiate (Sept. 17-18) ... Averaging 75.33 strokes per round in final season ... Shot 10-of-12 rounds below 80, with seven at-or-below 75 and one sub-70 round... Shot a career-best tying three-under 68 at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational (Oct. 15-16) ... Averaging 226.00 per 54-hole event.
Junior (2011-12) ... GCAA All-America Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... U-M Men's Golf Most Improved ... Started all 11 events, one of three Wolverines to do so ... Played in all five fall and six spring events ... Posted one top-20 finish ... Posted a season-best 14th place finish at the Wolverine Intercollegiate (Sept. 12-13) ... Ended third season averaging 74.88 strokes per round... Shot 27-of-28 rounds at-or-below 80, with 13 at-or-below 75 and one sub-70 round ... Shot three rounds of par-or-better ... Shot a career-best-tying three-under 68 in the second round of the Wolverine Intercollegiate ... Averaged 224.71 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a career-best 36-hole tournament total of 148 (74-74) at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate (Oct. 29-30) ... Tallied a career-best 54-hole tournament total of 214 (71-68-75) at the Wolverine Intercollegiate.
Sophomore (2010-11) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Played in seven tournaments, with four starts ... Played in three fall and four spring events ... Made first collegiate start at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate (Oct. 23-24), tying for 68th ... Helped U-M to team title at the Windon Memorial Classic (Sept. 26-27), non-starter ... Ended second season averaging 77.20 strokes per round ... Shot 13-of-20 rounds below 80, with nine at-or-below 75 and one sub-70 round ... Shot one round of par-or-better ... Shot a career-best four-under 68 in the second round of the Rod Myers Invitational (Oct. 11-12) ... Averaged 230.50 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 36-hole tournament total of 161 (80-81) at the Illini Spring Classic (April 16-17) ...Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 221 (79-68-74) at the Rod Myers Invitational.
Freshman (2009-10) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Played in two tournaments, both as an individual ... Played in two fall events ... Made collegiate debut at the Wolverine at Radrick Farms (Sept. 26-27), tying for 61st ... Ended first season averaging 76.40 strokes per round ... Shot five-of-five rounds below 80, with two at-or-below 75 ... Shot a season-best 72 in the second round of the Wolverine at Radrick Farms ... Averaged 228.00 per 54-hole event ... Tallied a season-best 36-hole tournament total of 154 (74-80) at the Brickyard Collegiate (Oct. 10-12) ... Tallied a season-best 54-hole tournament total of 228 (76-72-80) at the Wolverine at Radrick Farms.
Prep Career... The Columbus School (2009) ... Ranked Sixth in the 2009 Colombian Amateur Ranking ... Medalist in the Amateur Division and tied for 16th among all professionals with a 290 (70-67-83-70) at the 49th International Open (Medellin, Colombia), tournament valid for the Latin American Professional Tour (TLA) ... Third in the 2009 Medellin Open with a 287 (75-66-71-75) ... Sixth in the 2008 International Junior Championship (Bogota, Colombia) with a 297 (81-76-71-69) ... Tied for 46th in the Western Junior Amateur (Austin, Texas) with a 299 (77-76-74-72) ... Tied for 48th in the Doral Publix Junior Classic ... Represented Colombia in the 2008-09 Colombia-Venezuela Junior Cup, Colombia won 24-21 ... Represented Colombia in the 2008 Callaway Junior World Golf Championship (San Diego, CA) ... During 2007-08 Amateur play ... Ranked Fourth in the 2008 Colombian Junior Ranking ... Medalist at the 2008 Junior Colombian Western Tournament with a 140 (71-69) ... Medalist runner-up at the 2008 Colombian Juvenile Tournament with a 216 (71-71-74) ... Fourth at the 2008 Colombian Junior National Championship with a 287 (69-73-71-74) ... Represented Colombia in the 2008 International Junior Masters (Buffalo, NY), advancing to the Championship Flight (79-74/153) before losing in the first round match play.
Personal ... Given name is Miguel Echavarria ... Son of Ana Maria and Emilio Echavarria ... Born April 14, 1991 in Medellin, Colombia ... Two Brothers, Andres, plays golf at Florida, and Nicolas ... Enrolled in the College of Engineering ... Industrial & Operations Engineering major.
What's In Echavarria's Bag? ... Driver: Ping Rapture V2 ... Woods: Titleist 904F ... Irons: Mizuno MP-57 ... Wedges: Cleveland CG-12 ... Putter: Scotty Cameron Studio Select Newport2 ... Ball: Titleist Pro V1x ... Glove: FootJoy StaSoft ... Favorite Club: Putter ... Favorite Course: Torrey Pines Golf Course (La Jolla, Calif.) ... Best Career Round: 66 (-5), Medellin Country Club (Medellin, Columbia) ... Superstitions/Rituals: None.