2002-03: Ranked third on the team with a 74.28 stroke average … Shot a season-low round of 68 during the first round of the Nestle Purina Classic … Carded a career-low 54-hole score of 208 at the Purina Classic to tie for sixth place, his highest finish of the season … Also tallied a Top-10 finish at the Badger Invitational, tying for seventh … Seven Top-25 finishes on the season … Finished Illinois career ranked third in school history with a career stroke average of 74.20.
2001-02: All-Big Ten selection for the second straight year … Academic All-Big Ten selection … Finished second on the team with a stroke average of 72.64, ranking as the fifth-lowest single-season stroke average in school history … Co-medalist of The Tillinghast (with teammate James Lepp), finishing 2-under par to claim the first individual title of his collegiate career … Shot season-low round of 67 three times, at The Tillinghast, the Henry Griffitts/Baylor Invitational and the Marshall Invitational … Tallied five Top 10 finishes and 11 Top 25 finishes individually in 13 tournaments on the year … Illinois’ top finisher in five tournaments … Tied for runner-up at the Marshall Invitational … Shot a season-low 54-hole score of 211 at the Henry Griffitts/Baylor Invite …Recorded 11 rounds under par and four even-par rounds in 39 rounds of golf on the season … Earned third Varsity “I” award … Following the season, Lound placed fifth at the Monroe Invitational in Rochester, N.Y. … Qualified for the U.S. Amateur … Also qualified for the U.S. Public Links, advancing to match-play.
2000-01: Earned All-Big Ten honors by finishing 11th individually at the Big Ten Championship with a one-under par score of 287 … Recorded six Top 20 finishes, three of which he placed in the Top 10 … Had six rounds under par and three even-par rounds on the year … Shot a career-low round of 66 at the Marshall Invitational, tying the third-best score in Illinois history … Season’s best finish was a tie for fifth place at the El Diablo Intercollegiate … Led the Illini with a 74.4 stroke average … Earned second Varsity “I” award.
1999-2000: The only player on the squad to participate in all 12 tournaments during the year … Recorded four rounds under par and one even par round on the season … His low round of the year, a 4-under par 68, came in just the second round of his collegiate golf career, at the Falcon-Cross Creek Invitational … Had four Top 20 finishes, highlighted by a second place finish at the Marshall Invitational … Led the Illini with a season stroke average of 75.6 … Earned first Varsity “I” award.
High School: 1996 and 1997 Sydney West Match Play winner … Three-year member of the Sydney West team … Member of the Sydney West state champions in 1997 … Member of the New South Wales state team in 1997 and 1998.
Personal: Born April 24, 1980 … Son of Peter and Margaret Lound … Majoring in sports management … Biggest thrill in sports is watching the Australia Cricket team play live … Hobbies include writing and listening to music … Lists his father as the person who most influenced his athletic career because, “He introduced me to many sports at a young age.” … Favorite golfer is Greg Norman because, “He is a great athlete with amazing talent.”
Lound’s Career Statistics
Year Rounds Strokes Average Low 18 Low 54 1999-00 36 2,723 75.64 68 217 2000-01 34 2,529 74.38 66 212 2001-02 39 2,833 72.64 67 (3 times) 211 2002-03 40 2,971 74.28 68 208 Total 149 11,056 74.20 66 208