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Tripp McAllister
Tripp McAllister

Hometown:
Lake City, S.C.

High School:
The Carolina Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 143


Tripp McAllister

Fall 2010 (RJr.): Played in three of the four fall events, posting a stroke average of 75.11 in nine rounds ... Finished strong in the fall, posting rounds of 71-72 over his final 36 holes, finishing tied for 24th with a 54-hole score of 219 (+3) ... Fired a final round 69 (two-under) at the Windon Memorial - his best 18 of the fall.

2009-10 (Jr.): Redshirted ... Placed 20th at the 2010 South Carolina Amateur in the summer.

2008-09 (So.): Earned All-Big South Conference honors ... Competed in 10 events and 30 rounds for the Chanticleers, averaging 75.90 with one top-10 and two top-20 finishes ... Had seven rounds of par or better on the year ... His best finish was a tie for sixth at the Big South Championship, earning him All-Big South honors for the second straight year and helping Coastal to its sixth consecutive Big South crown ... His best round of the year was in the second round of the Arizona Intercollegiate, shooting a 2-under 69 ... His best 54-hole scores were at the Desert Shootout and Administaff Augusta State Invitational, posting 1-under 215 in each tournament ... Posted a tie for 18th at 220 at the 2008 Bank of Tennessee at The Ridges Intercollegiate, helping the Chants to the team title ... Had his best round of the fall in the final 18 at The Ridges, shooting an even-par 72 ... Tied for 10th at the 2009 South Carolina Amateur in the summer.

2007-08 (Fr.): Was the 2008 Big South Conference Player and Freshman of the Year as voted by the league's head coaches and sports information directors, the first in league history to accomplish that feat ... Finished second in the Big South with a 73.55 stroke average in 26 rounds played and was the highest-ranked individual in the conference according to Golfstat ... Was Coastal Carolina's top finisher in four events, posted three top-20s and finished in the top 35 in seven of nine events while playing the second-toughest schedule in the country ... Named Big South Golfer of the Week twice (Feb. 21 and March 27) and posted three rounds in the 60s ... Carded a 1-under 209 at the SunTrust Gator Invitational to finish tied for 12th - his season best ... Also was the top finisher for Coastal Carolina at the NCAA East Regional, tying for 35th at 1-under 212, including a team season-best 67 in the first round ... Played in two of the three matches at the Callaway Match Play, earning a half against Robin Wingardh of Tennessee ... Was medalist at the 2008 South Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship and went on to win the match play title as well.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Was the 2005-06 SCISA Individual State Champion and Class AA Player of the Year after leading his squad to their second consecutive state title in 2006 ... Was a four-time All-State selection, four-time Team MVP and runner-up individually at the 2005 State Championships ... Ranked as high as fifth among junior boys in South Carolina and 72nd in the nation by GolfWeek ... Qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur in 2005 and 2006, advancing to the match play portion in 2005 ... Also won the title at the 2005 George Holliday Memorial and finished in the top six in four of summer events in 2006 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and High Honor Roll.

Personal: Full name: Billy L. McAllister III... Son of Billy Jr. and Debbie McAllister... Major is exercise and sport science.

Coastal Carolina Results

Career Rounds in the 60's........6
Career Rounds Par or Better.....16

• 2010-11 -- REDSHIRT JUNIOR •
9/13-14 The Invitational (72) 79 75 75 229 +13 t-33rd
9/26-27 Windon Memorial (71) 82 77 69 228 +15 t-66th
10/15-17 Bank of Tennessee/The Ridges (72) 76 71 72 219 +3 t-24th

• 2009-10 -- JUNIOR •
-- Redshirted --

•2008-09 -- SOPHOMORE •
10/5-6 Windon Memorial (71) 77 83 78 238 +25 t-78th
10/24-26 Bank of Tennessee/The Ridges (72) 74 74 72 220 +4 t-18th
11/3-5 CordeValle Collegiate (72) 80 84 77 241 +25 t-71st
2/2-3 Arizona Intercollegiate (71) 78 69 79 226 +13 t-54th
2/22-24 John Hyat Collegiate (72) 74 75 79 228 +12 t-24th
3/8-9 General Hackler (72) 77 78 76 231 +15 t-44th
3/19-21 Desert Shootout (72) 71 72 72 215 -1 t-33rd
4/4-5 Administaff Augusta St. Invit. (72) 70 73 72 215 -1 t-36th
4/20-22 2009 Big South Championship (72) 74 73 79 226 +10 t-6th
5/14-16 NCAA Northeast Regional (71) 87 75 75 237 +24 60th

• 2007-08 -- FRESHMAN •

10/12-14 Bank of Tennessee/The Ridges (72) 72 76 73 221 +5 t-51st
2/8-9 Gator Invitational (70) 68 68 73 209 -1 t-12th
2/17-19 John Hyat Collegiate (72) 77 73 73 223 +7 t-25th
3/9-10 General Hackler (72) 71 76 81 228 +12 t-20th
3/17-18 Barona Cup (72) 69 75 74 218 +2 t-27th
3/24-26 U.S. Collegiate Championship (72) 73 74 73 220 +4 t-21st
4/4-6 Administaff Augusta St. Invit. (72) 78 74 152 +8 t-73rd
4/21-22 2008 Big South Championship (72) 79 70 79 228 +12 t-16th
3/9-10 2008 NCAA East Regional (71) 67 73 72 212 -1 t-35th