Averaged 77.0 strokes in nine rounds in the fall. Had a Top 10 finish at the Scotty Duncan Memorial where he tied for 6th in a field of 77 golfers. Posted a 195-82 head-to-head record in the fall. Played 18 rounds as a junior in 2008-09 and averaged 79.4 strokes. Carded a season-low 67. Played 14.5 rounds in seven events as a sophomore in 2007-08 and fired his career-low rd. of 68 in the first rd. of the Navy Spring Invitational on his way to a third-place finish out of 93 golfers. Played in six rounds as a freshman after arriving in January, `07. He shot higher than 80 only once his first season. Shot season-low 77 at GW Invitational at Bear Trap Dunes in Delaware.
Junior, High School & Amateur Golf:
Palomaresfinished in the top 10 at the Colombian Juinor Championship (El Copa Artur Calle) in 2003 shooting 76-75-82.
Born November 28, 1986 ... full name is Sebastian Palomares Samper ... son of Jorge Palomares and Maria Claudia Samper ... has one sister, Maria (18) ... favorite course is El Rincon de Cajica in Bogota.