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Gabe Lench

Class: Junior Position: Height: 6-3 Weight: 275 Previous School: Lake Mary Prep School Hometown: Lake Mary, Fla.

Home Golf Course:
Heathrow Country Club
Heathrow, Fla.

Fall 2016 (So.):
• Fall stroke average: 71.50
• Competed in all five fall events for Liberty, ranking third on the squad in stroke average
• Posted the third best fall stroke average in program history
• Played nine of his 14 rounds at par or better in the fall
• Tied for second in the fall with two top 10 finishes
• Tied for 10th place at the Marquette Intercollegiate with a 1-over par 211 (70-72-69)
• Posted a 5-under par 211 (68-74-69) at the Quail Valley Intercollegiate to finish tied for 11th place
• Tied for 10th at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate, carding a 6-under par 210 (70-70-70)

2015-16 (Fr.):
• Season stroke average: 74.71
• Fall stroke average: 74.83
• Spring stroke average: 74.65
• Finished his first season at Liberty ranked third on the team in stroke average
• Played six rounds at par or better during his rookie season
• Posted four top 20 finishes
• Finished tied for first place with teammate Isaiah Logue and was declared co-medalist winner at the Rees Jones Invitational
• Fired a 1-under par 215 (74-68-73) to finish tied for first place at the Rees Jones Invitational, including a fall best 4-under par 68 during the second round
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week following his shared medalist honors at the Rees Jones Invitational (9/24)
• Opened the David Toms Intercollegiate with a 3-under par 69 and finished the event tied for 20th place with a 10-over par 226 (69-74-83)
• Tied for seventh place with a 1-over par 211 (68-72-71) at the Sea Best Invitational
• Helped Liberty capture the program's fourth Big South title, placing 23rd at the conference championship event with a 7-over par 223 (68-76-79)
• Finished as Liberty's top golfer at the NCAA Albuquerque Regional, posting a 10-over par 226 (71-82-73) to share 17th place

Prep/Amateur:
• Graduated from Lake Mary Prep School in Lake Mary, Fla.
• Came to Liberty as the No. 37 ranked amateur golfer in the world by the World Amateur Golf Rankings
• Was ranked as high as No. 3 in the country in the World Amateur Golf Rankings
• FSGA Junior Player of the Year as a freshman and sophomore
• FSGA State Junior Match Play champion as a sophomore
• Named the FSGA Player of the Year during his junior year
• Two-time AJGA All-American (second team as a junior; first team as a senior)
• 2014 Florida Amateur champion
• 2015 South Beach Amateur Champion, the 14th ranked amateur tournament in the world
• 2015 AJGA CB&I Boys Junior champion
• Previous winners of the CB&I Boys Junior Championship include: Jim Furyk (1987), David Duval (1989), Tiger Woods (1992), Rickie Fowler (2006) and Jordan Spieth (2011)
• Named Orlando Sentinel's Boy's Golfer of the Year after helping Lake Mary Prep capture the Florida • High School Athletic Association 3A State Golf Championship

Personal:
• Birthday is on March 11
• Son of Maria Prieto and Rafael Lench
• Business Finance major