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A.J. Elgert
 A.J. Elgert
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lincoln, Neb.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
Player

Birthdate:
04/07/1982

2002-03 Team Co-Captain

2001-02: Capped a stellar sophomore campaign with a win at the Nebraska Amateur Championship during the summer of 2002...started 12 tournaments...led the squad in top-20 finishes with eight...shot a season-low round of 67 at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational during the spring...Recorded five top 10s on the year...opened the season on fire, registering back-to-back top-10 finishes...tied his career-best finish at the Fairway Club Invitational (9/10-11/01) in his hometown of Lincoln, Neb., shooting 76-68-73=217 to place tied for third...tied for sixth at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate (10/1-10/2), carding rounds of 73-73-79=223...rounded out the spring with his third top-20 finish in five events with a career-low three-round total of 73-71-70=214 at the Baylor Intercollegiate (10/29-30/01)...notched two more top-20 placings to open the spring, tying for 13th at the Rice Intercollegiate (2/11-2/12) with a score of 74-74-74=222 and 10th at the USTA Invitational (2/25-2/26) with a total of 72-77-73=222...finished the regular season with three straight top-20 placings, including a ties for seventh at both the Stevinson Ranch Invitational (3/25-3/26) and the Branson Creek Invitational (4/8-4/9) with scores 1-over 215 and a tie for 11th at the Wildcat Invitational (4/14), where he shot 73-85=158...placed tied for 23rd at the Big 12 Championship (4/29-4/30), shooting 78-71-71=221.

2000-01: Had the most Top-20 finishes on the 2000-01 Wildcat team with five... best of which came at the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate (10/2-3/00) when he tied for third...shot his best three-round total of 218 at UTSA Intercollegiate (2/28-29/01)which earned him a tie for 13th...participated in every event during the spring and garnered two top-20 finishes...earned his second top-five finish at the Stevinson Ranch Invitational (3/26-27/01) after tying for fourth...second on the team in stroke average at 75.7.

High School: 2000 Nebraska Junior Amateur Champion...tied the Nebraska state record for the lowest score in the state championship with rounds of 68-69=137 to win the state title by one shot...helped Lincoln East to its fifth team title in seven seasons...won five events as a senior, including the district title by firing a 1-over-par 71 helping East to the team championship...three-time member of the Nebraska Cup amateur team ... Four-time all-state selection...named captain of the Lincoln all-city squad as a junior...named the 1999 Nebraska Junior Player of the Year by the Nebraska Golf Association...finished third at the state championship as a junior...finished fifth at the 1999 AJGA Ashworth Oklahoma Junior Classic...won the Nebraska Governor's cup firing a 5-under-par 54-hole total...four-year letterman for the Spartans ...ranked 10th in the Nebraska Men's Amateur standings as a junior...high school coach was Jim Tonniges.

Personal: Full name Adam James Elgert...born April 7, 1982...son of Patrick and Judith Elgert...major is psychology...brother Nate golfed #1 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City from 1993-97...father was a four-year letterman for the University of Nebraska baseball team.