Andres Pumariega was named assistant coach of the George Washington golf team in the fall of 2012.
As a player...
2011-12: Named team MVP for second straight year...Averaged a team-best 73.8 stroke average through 12 tournaments and 32 rounds of play...Crowned Co-Champion of the Kiawah Classic with a three-round score of 2-under par 214...Named A-10 Performer of the Week (Nov. 10)...Helped GW to its first-ever Atlantic 10 Championship with a second-place finish and a two-round score of 5-under par 139, just one stroke behind the medalist...Shot an even-par 216 at Old Dominion/Outerbanks Collegiate...Named to A-10 All-Conference Team and Academic All-Conference Team...Lead Colonials at NCAA Greensboro Regional with a three-day score of 227...Earned a spot on the NCAA Division I PING All-Northeast Region Team...Named to Fall 2011 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2010-11: Won an unprecedented three straight events in March and April, 2011, beginning with a Spring Break victory against St. Thomas University on Mar. 14 in his hometown of Miami, FL, followed by taking individual medalist honors at the GW Invitational (Mar. 18-19) at Bethany Beach, DE, and also winning the Penn Quaker Invitational at the Philadelphia Cricket Club on April 4...Twice named Atlantic 10 Conference Performer of the Week on Mar. 14 and again on Mar. 21...Named team MVP.
Junior, High School & Amateur Golf: 2007 Regional Champion, 2008 District Champion and three-time team MVP at Gulliver Prep High School in Pinecrest, FL, under coach Steve Solomon...Twice named Second Team All-Dade County and twice named First Team All-Dade County...Played American Junior Golf Association tournaments and Florida Junior Tour events...Also belonged to Rotary Club and wrote for the school newspaper...Transferred from Mercer University in Macon, GA...In summer, 2010, he qualified for the Florida Open and Florida Amateur, won the Savannah Matchplay Championship and finished in a tie for 4th at the Oglethorpe Invitational in Savannah with scores of 76-69-69.
Personal: Born October 31, 1989 in Miami, Florida...Full name is Andres A. Pumariega...Son of Alfredo and Lina Pumariega...Has one brother, Gabriel, and one sister, Melissa...Hobbies include playing basketball and watching his favorite team, the Miami Heat...Aspires to play professionally after college...Favorite golf course is Pebble Beach...Played in the Champions Tour event, The Walmart First Tee Pebble Beach Open...Majoring in international business.