|Zack Sucher -
One of the most decorated golfers in school history ... listed as No. 8 on the Top-10 Dominators of the Year among the collegiate and professional ranks in 2007-08 by SI.com ... ranked as the world's No. 6 amateur golfer at the beginning of the 2008-09 season by Golfweek Magazine ... a two-time All-American who was named to the U.S. team for the U.S.-Japan International Cup ... helped lead U.S. to a victory over Japan with a perfect record 1-0-2 match-play record ... has captured five career tournament titles, 10 top-10 finishes and 19 top-25 results during career ... enters his senior season with a career average of 73.03.
Junior Season (2007-08)
Earned second-team All-America accolades by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) ... tabbed the 2008 Conference USA Men's Golfer of the Year, becoming the second golfer in school history to earn the recognition (Graeme McDowell) ... also tabbed a first-team all-conference performer for the second consecutive year ... earned a spot to compete at the Japan-U.S. Championship over the summer in Tokyo, Japan, where he finished with a match-play record of 1-0-2 and helped lead U.S. to victory ... continued climb as one of the top collegiate golfers in nation ... captured four tournament titles on the year, including the Conference USA medalist honor ... his nine-under 207 helped lead UAB to the program's first-ever C-USA Championship ... also captured medalist honors at the NCAA East Regional when he tied for first overall with a 13-under par 200 ... shot a school and course record of 10-under par 62 to vault team from 20th to sixth and help the Blazers qualify for Nationals ... led UAB and Conference USA with a 71.39 per round average ... finished the 2007-08 year with four tournament titles, six top-10 finishes and nine top-25 results ... in additional to winning the C-USA and NCAA East Regional medal honors, Sucher also captured individual titles at the SunTrust Gator Invitational and the Bank of America Intercollegiate ... finished third at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate and the Seminole Intercollegiate ... was twice named the Conference USA Men's Golfer of the week for the weeks of Feb. 20 and April 9 ... also captured two amateur titles during season in the Azalea Invitational and the Cardinal Amateur.
Sophomore Season (2006-07)
Had a breakout season capped by earning Honorable Mention All-American honors .. became the first Blazer to qualify as an individual for the 2007 NCAA National Championships ... closed play at the NCAA Nationals with a fourth-place finish with a five-under par 275 (68-67-70-70) ... the fourth-place finish matched Graeme McDowell's 2002 NCAA result as the best-ever finish at an NCAA event in program history, while his 275 broke McDowell's 72-hole school record low mark of 279 also set during the 2002 campaign ... tied for eighth overall at the NCAA East Regional in Alpharetta, Ga. with a one-under par 215 (73-73-69) ... earned Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades ... captured first tournament medalist honor at the Barona Collegiate Cup with a career-low 13-under par 203 ... followed career-low 18-hole mark of 65 during opening round with two rounds of 69 during the event ... his opening-round 65 tied for the fourth-lowest 18-hole marks in school history, while his 54-hole mark of 203 during his championship run was the seventh-best tournament total in UAB lore ... recorded a second-place finish at the Seminole Intercollegiatewith a 54-hole mark of four-under par 212 ... finished second on team with an average of 72.97 per round ... recorded three top-10 finishes and eight top-25 finishes during campaign ... also carded 14 rounds of par or below.
Freshman Season (2005-06)
Competed in nine events throughout season, compiling a 76.19 per round average ... best finish of season came in the Blazers' last tournament, the Conference USA Championships, in which he closed play tied for ninth overall ... also recorded personal bests in the conference championship of best 54-hole score (213) and best finish ... shot an opening round 69 at the 2005 Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate ... recorded six rounds at or under par throughout season.
Considered to be one of the top junior golfers in Alabama ... rated among the top 75 prep players in the country by Golfweek Magazine ... won several Southeast Junior Tournaments ... runner up in the Southern Junior Championship in 2005 ... helped team to four straight Alabama High School State Championships from 2001-2004 ... also played basketball for St. Paul's.
Full name is Zack Sucher ... born Oct. 2, 1986 ... son of Randy & Joeanne Sucher ... major is communications ... has one brother and one sister.