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    Tony Peressini
    Tony Peressini
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Portland, Ore.

    High School:
    Jesuit

    Birthdate:
    06/26/1982

    AT ILLINOIS...

    Fall, 2001: Finished 14th in Illinois? match vs. Illinois State, carding an 81 at Stone Creek.

    2000-01: Competed in six tournaments during the season?Shot a season-low round of even-par 72 during the third round of play at the Big Ten Championship?Highest individual finish was 43rd at the Big Ten Championship?Shot a 54-hole low score of 229 at the Purina Classic.

    HIGH SCHOOL...
    Won the Oregon State Individual Championship his senior year?His team also won the Oregon State Championship in 2000 and 1998?All-state selection in 1999 and 2000?Won six of the seven tournaments he participated in his senior year with a stroke average of 71.7?Team won conference titles in 1998 and 1999?Two-time member of all-conference squad?Won three varsity letters in golf and two in basketball?Finished second in the 1999 Big I State Tournament?Followed up his second-place finish with a Big I State Tournament Championship in 2000?Pumpkin Ridge Junior Club Champion in 1998, 1999, and 2000.

    PERSONAL...
    Firsts name is Anthony?Parents are Bill and Patty Peressini?Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences?Father won four varsity letters as a member of the Illinois golf squad from 1974-78?Lists his biggest thrill in sports as winning both the individual and team title at the state tournament his senior year?Favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong because "he never accepted anything less than the best"?Away from golf he enjoys playing basketball.


    Peressini?s Career Statistics

    Year        Rounds	   Shots	  Avg.   Low 18   Low 54
    2000-01       19     1,481   77.9     72       229
    Fall 2001      1        79   79.0     79       -??
    Total         20     1,560   78.0     72       229

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