Freshman Mike Brockington wins both of his matchups on Monday
Aggies will compete alongside five teams ranked in Golfstat's top 10
Josh Granger shoots 2-under 70 while Jonny Baxter cards second eagle of the tournament
Andrew Haggen shows five-stroke improvement on second day
Josh Granger is tied for 26th after shooting a 2-under 70
2010-11: One of three Aggies to play 39 rounds last season, finishing with a 73.3 average... Earned three top-20 finishes, including a season-best 11th-place finish at Big West Championships... Tied for 16th at Alister MacKenzie Invitational with two sub-70 rounds, finishing at 5-under 208... Also tied for 20th at The Prestige at PGA WEST with a 4-over 220... Opened USC Collegiate Invitational with season-low 68 and closed out Wyoming Cowboy Classic in similar fashion... Participated in NCAA Regional, tying for 34th with a 3-over 216... Shot second-round 70, then followed with a final-round 71 at regional tournament.
2009-10: One of five Aggies to play 36 rounds last season, finishing with 75.3 average... Highlighted his season with a T-22nd at Oregon Duck Invitational, T-26th at Big West Championship and 26th-place at Stockton Sports Commission Pacific Invitational... Had three rounds in the 60's, including season-best 68 in last round at Pacific... Opened year with first-round 69 at Washington State Palouse Collegiate and then added another at Mauna Lani Invitational... Had par-214 at Pacific or best score.
DE LA SALLE HS '08: Three-time letterwinner, leading team in stroke average during junior and senior seasons... Posted nine-hole average of 35.1 in 2008... Scored at 36.1 clip in 2007... Member of squad that won CIF state championship and Northern Californi a titles in 2006... Three-time NorCal Scholar-Athlete for maintaining GPA above 3.50... Also earned High Honors for four years... Received Economics Award at De La Salle as top student in class.
PERSONAL:Born in Walnut Creek, Calif... Majoring in mechanical engineering... Son of Mark and Patricia Haggen... Played competitive baseball until age of 13 when he switched to golf... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur this past summer... Distant cousin of actor Pierce Brosnan... Sports hero is 1913 U.S. Open winner Francis Ouimet, also the first American elected captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews... Title of his autobiography would be "Learning To Live One Step At A Time."... Advice to youngsters is "never back down, never surrender."