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Maryland Men's Golf BIO
Timothy Colanta
Player Profile:
Timothy Colanta 2330740
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Reunion, Fla.
High School: Circle Christian School
  • Big Ten Preseason Honors (2016)

Spring 2016: Competed in all six team events for Maryland...tied for 34th at the Puerto Rico Classic with his score of 218 (71-74-73), which was +2...earned a score of 232 (77-79-76), which was +22 at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate...earned a score of 225 (77-74-74), which was +15 at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate...scored a 225 (75-73-82), which was +9 at the Hootie at Bulle Bay Intercollegiate...finished in the top 30 at the Robert Intercollegiate with his +8 score of 150 (75-75)...tied for 14th, which was even at the Big Ten Championships with his score of 216 (72-71-73).

Fall 2015: Competed in four of five team events for the Terrapins...made collegiate debut at the Janney VCU Shootout in Virginia...finished with score of 235 (81-76-76), which was +19...earned a score of 225 (78-72-75), which was +9 at the Firestone Invitational...tied for 12th in the Terrapin Invitational with his score of 148 (71-77), which was +4 overall...earned a score of 152 (77-75), which was +8 at the Kiawah Classic.

Before Maryland: AJGA Rolex All-America honoree in 2014 and a two-time AJGA champion...racked up 13 top 15 finishes in AJGA competition and was named to the 2010 AJGA Junior All-Star Team...played four years of varsity golf at Circle Christian and at Windermere Prep...team won the 2014 state title and finished second in 2013...he finished as the runner-up in the individual standings in 2013...individual regional champion in 2012 and team won district and regional titles in 2011...two-time Florida Junior Tour champion...named to the All-Central Florida Boys Golf Team in 2012, 2013 and 2014...Orange County Brighthouse Network Golfer of the Year in 2014.

Personal: Parents are Romel and Wenilda Colanta...has one brother, Ryan...father played basketball at Cornell...won a Junior Olympic medal in Tae Kwon Do and has a third degree black belt...an AP Scholar...plays the violin...founded the Cleanliness and Godliness Project with donates personal hygiene products to homeless shelter and disaster relief...one got a hole in one in a tournament at age 7...came to Maryland for the education and for the golf team...also considered Central Florida, Auburn and North Carolina...letters and sciences major.

COLANTA'S CAREER BESTS
Best score: E (Big Ten Championships, 2015-16)
Fewest strokes in a round: 71, 3X (Big Ten Championships, 2015-16)
Lowest 3-round total: 216 (Big Ten Championships, 2015-16)
Best Finish: T12 (Terrapin Invitational, 2015-16)

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