Matt Marshall and Tyler Raber qualify for one of golf's premiere events next week at Oakmont Country Club
Fall 2007: Qualified for match play at 107th U.S. Amateur Championship at the Olympic Club in late August, just prior to fall season... Was the first Aggie to ever advance to match play... Rallied late against Kyle Dickey, coming back from two-hole deficit, was lost 1-up... Earned spot in match play after 6-over during stroke competition... Competed in all five tournaments during the fall, averaging 73.1 strokes over 14 rounds... Had a pair of top-10 finishes: was 5th (1 over par) at Husky Invitational and 6th (4 over) at season-opening Kansas Invitational... Carded a pair of rounds in the 60s... The first was a 3-under 68 in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational's second round while the second was a 3-under 69 in the opening round at the Stockton Sports Commission/Pacific Invitational... Finished latter event at 2-under 214, tying for 31st.
2006-07: ALL-DIVISION I INDEPENDENT SECOND-TEAM... ALL-DIVISION I INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER TEAM... Scoring average of 73.1 trailed only Louie Bishop on team... Tied for 8th at Callaway Golf Invitational after final round of 4-under 68... Had three-tournament stretch covering end of fall and start of spring where he was combined 3-under... Tied for 18th at Barona Collegiate Cup at 2-under 214... Had four rounds below 70, including trio of 68's, lowest of
UCLA: Played two seasons for Bruins... Finished T1st (with teammate Lucas Lee) in Holy Names' Battle of Monarch Bay, firing 72-75-147... Best sophomore-season round was 71 at Cal State San Marcos' Cougar Invite... Was `B' team's top finisher (T16th) at Cal State Bakersfield Invite... Played in 10 tournaments as a freshman, averaging 75.9 per round... Concluded freshman year with season-low 68 at Wyoming Cowboy Classic.
SARATOGA HS '04: Three-time team MVP... Captured All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League first-team honors as a junior and senior... Averaged 71.2 per round in 2004... Had three top-five finishes on International Junior Golf Tour... Finished among top 15 in four tournaments on American Junior Golf Association circuit that summer.
PERSONAL: Born in Reno, Nev.... History major... Parents are Robert & Julie Marshall... Career highlight was placing 3rd at 2006 NCGA Stroke Play Championship at Poppy Hills... Lists his father as both his sports and non-sports hero.