|High School:||Fargo South H.S.|
2005-06 D-I All-Independent Second-Team Selection
2005-06 Division I Independent All-Academic Team 2005-06: Division I All-Independent second-team selection ... finished fourth on the team in stroke average (74.2) as a junior ... competed in six of eight events, netting a top 10 finish ... was named Northern Colorado Male Student-Athlete of the Month for October, after placing 29th (227, +14) at the Boise State Bronco Invitational and 10th at The Prestige at PGA West, a very competitive tournament hosted by Stanford and UC Davis ... at The Prestige, had rounds of 73, 71 and 72 to finish at even par, just three strokes behind the individual medalist; made an improvement of 33 strokes and 64 places at the event from the year before ... placed 54th (154, +14) at the U.S. Intercollegiate hosted by Stanford ... was 23rd overall (227, +11) at the Division I Independent Championships, an event hosted by the Bears ... played in one event with the Bears "B" team, placing eighth overall (220, +4) at the Northwest Region Head-to-Head ... named to the Division I Independent All-Academic Team. 2004-05: Played in seven events and 20 total rounds during the season ... had each a top-10 and top-20 finish ... was fifth (+6) at the Colorado Mines/Regis Invitational including closing the event with a season-low round of 68 ... was 12th overall (+11) at the Northern Colorado Invitational ... had rounds count towards team score at each The Prestige and The Nelson ... was 55th (+3) at the PING Cougar Classic to finish the season. 2003-04: Competed in seven events as a true freshman, finishing season with 77.1 scoring average, which ranked fifth on the team ... played in 19 total rounds with one top 10 and one top 20 finish ... placed ninth at UNC Invitational (150, +8) and 20th at Colorado Mines/Regis Invitational (156, +13) ... shot low round of 71 at CS-Northridge Bill Cullum Intercollegiate as he finished 54th overall (226, +10).
Prep: Captain of golf team at Fargo South High for coach Steve Kenneddy ... three-time all-state selection ... captured North Dakota junior championship in 2001 and was third in 2002 ... won Outstanding Senior Athlete of North Dakota award ... high school team won state championship his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons and were runners-up his senior season ... also participated in basketball where team finished as high as second at state tournament ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born Dec. 5, 1984 in Dickinson, N.D. ... son of Rod and Donna Stecher ... majoring in business management ... UNC Scholar Athlete.
Stecher's Career Statistics
|Year||Events||Strokes||Rounds||Average||Top 10/20||Low Round||Low Tournament|
|'05-06||6||1261||17||74.2||1/0||69 (2)||216 (E)|