2012-13 (So.) -- Played in both the fall and spring Navy home tournaments ... carded the low round of his career with a 2-over par 73 in the second round of the Navy Fall Classic ... finished tied for 20th with a 5-over par 147 which was his best collegiate finish and his low two-round score ... placed 75th at the Navy Spring Invitational with a 19-over par 161.
2011-12 (Fr.) -- Turned in a 79.7 stroke average in his first season as a member of the Navy golf team ... competed in three tournaments, including the season-opening Navy Fall Classic where he placed 52nd with a 15-over par 157 ... also competed in the Bash at the Beach and the Navy Spring Invitational.
More on Elder -- A 2001 graduate of Hidden Valley High School in Roanoke, Va., Elder was a two-sport athlete who earned letters in golf (4) and baseball (1) ... garnered first-team all-district golf honors as a junior and second-team recognition in his senior season ... named to the all-region team as a senior ... led Hidden Valley to the 2010 district golf title and was the region runner-up ... sister, Maddy, is a junior at Clemson where she is a member of the soccer team ... grandfather, Thomas O'Connor, was a 1948 graduate of the Naval Academy ... uncles, Thomas and Larry O'Connor, are also graduates of the Academy ... majoring in Economics, he holds a 3.43 grade-point average ... named to the Commandant's List in each of his four semesters at the Academy and has received Superintendent's List mention three times ... ranked among the top 28 percent of his class (1,140) in academic order of merit, the top nine percent in military order of merit and the top 23 percent in overall order of merit ... son of Alan and Diane Elder.
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2012, `13 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll