Alex Shead
Alex Shead
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Appling, Ga.
Previous School: Home School

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19: Played in 10 tournaments for a total of 29 rounds … Had five top-20 finishes … Posted the lowest stroke average on the team with a 72.86 … His low round of 64 matched the lowest 18 hole score in school history … Shot par or better 13 times … Best finish was fourth at the MEAC Championship … Helped the team win the MEAC Conference Championship and reach the NCAA regional tournament.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18: Competed in 13 tournaments and 39 total rounds ... Posted a 74.08 stroke average ... Shot par or better 19 times ... Shot in the 60s four times with a career low round of 67 at the MEAC Championship ... Won the MEAC individual title and was named the Most Outstanding Player at the event ... Also took medalist honors at the SSU Tiger Invitational Oct. 31 … Had four top-10 finishes … Helped the team reach the NCAA National Championships and competed in the starting five at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was home schooled in Appling, Ga., and competed in golf under coach Floyd Harrison … Won the 2016 AJGA EZGO Vaughn Taylor Championship and was a 2016 NCHGC National Champion … Ranked top 100 on the Junior Golf Scoreboard.

PERSONAL: Born in Augusta, Ga., on March 11, 1998 … Son to Jim and Lynda Shead … Brother to Katie and Hannah … Plans on studying computer science.