Christian Brand
Christian Brand
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, W.Va.

High School:
Capital HS

Major:
Broadcast Journalism

05/16/2014

Herd's Robinson Advances in U.S. Open Qualifying

Rising sophomore reaches sectional play

05/06/2014

Robinson Named to Conference USA All-Freshman Team

Second Marshall golfer all-time to receive honors

10/02/2013

Clark Robinson Receives C-USA Golfer of the Week Honors

His 5-under-par round of 66 propelled Marshall to win consecutive tournaments

05/06/2013

Kerns Selected as Individual to NCAA Championships

The senior will play in the Columbus, Ohio Regional from May 16-18

Fall 2010: Averaged 73.67 and played in all five Fall events...tied for 12th at the University of Bearcat Invitational....tied for 13th at the Memphis Invitational...tied for 15th at the University of Louisville Intercollegiate...low round of 70 was at Louisville.

Summer 2010: Advanced to the USGA Amateur by winning the West Virginia sectional with a five under par score of 139 (68-71)...won second straight BNI Memorial Golf Tournament (66-70-69-205) by five shots...finished third (282), four shots behind the eventual winner) at the West Virginia Amateur.

2009-10 (Redshirt):
Sat out the season as a redshirt to pursue academics...placed 15th at the West Virginia Amateur...Finished 15th at the West Virginia Open (5th low amateur).

2008-09 (Junior): Led squad in scoring average (75.59)...team leader in rounds played (32)...tied for 5th at West Virginia Amateur...tied for ninth at West Virginia Open (3rd low amateur)...claimed 12th place at Rutherford Intercollegiate...T-13th at Xavier Invitational...charted a tie for 12th at the First Market Bank Intercollegiate.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Led team with a 74.23 stroke average...best finish was a T-3rd at Xavier Invitational (69-67-69, eleven strokes under par.)..T-13th at Mid-Pines Intercollegiate...T-22nd at Belmont Fall Shootout...T-22nd at Palmetto Intercollegiate...T-26th at Conference USA Championship.

2006-07 (Freshman): Named Conference USA Freshman of the Year and to the C-USA All-Freshman Team...owned team's second-best stroke average with a 74.16...tied senior Shawn Warren with team-high 31 rounds played...fired six sub-par rounds...posted six top-20 finishes, including first three tournaments of collegiate career and five out of first six...commenced career with team season-best round of 66 in first round of Mid Pines...closed tournament with a 68 to finish third at event, which would tie for the team's season-best finish...finished fifth at the Mission Inn Collegiate Invitational earned him Conference USA Golfer of the Week laurels...T-11th at The Adams Cup...finished C-USA Championship in a 12th-place tie...T-13th at South Florida Invitational...T-18th at Xavier Invitational.

Prior to Marshall: Had a very prolific senior season at Capital High School...captured 2005 West Virginia High School Individual Championship, and won the 2005 W.Va. Junior Amateur...was named the 2005 Junior Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia...tied for 8th at the West Virginia Amateur, and was the low junior at the West Virginia Open (T-22nd)...he was a member of the West Virginia Junior Cup Team, and was first alternate at the U.S. Amateur qualifier.

Personal: Born Mar. 9, 1988...son of Mark and Teresa Brand.

Year Rounds Strokes Average Low Round-Tournament
2006-07 31 2299 74.16 66 - Mid Pines
2007-08 31 2301 74.23 67 - Xavier
2008-09 32 2419 75.59 70 - Xavier/First Market Bank
Career 94 7019 74.67 66 - Mid Pines