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2010-11 Men's Golf
Daniel Mazziotta
Daniel Mazziotta

HT.5-11
YR.Sr.
HOMETOWNFort Myers, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLCypress Lake HS

Senior Salute
Career scoring average of 73.1 ranks second all-time … finished as the program’s all-time leader in rounds played (105), counting scores (97) and rounds at par or lower (44) … named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team as a senior … finished with an astonishing 28 top 20s and 20 top 10s over 38 career tournaments … also owns single-season records for par or lower rounds (21) and counting scores (32), both set in 2010-11 … owns four of the top six 36-hole scores, highlighted by a record 10-under par 134 at the Rio Pinar Invitational … concluded the Rio Pinar Invite with a record 54-hole low of 12-under par 204 … his final 75 rounds were in the 70s or lower.

As A Senior (2010-11)
Became the first FGCU player to be named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team … played in all 11 events … finished with a 71.6 stroke average that ranked second in program single-season history and third in the A-Sun … ranked 17th in the nation in stroke average against par (-0.30) … set program records with 21 rounds at par or lower and 32 counting scores over 33 rounds played … picked up a pair of individual titles at the Stetson Invitational and Rio Pinar Invitational hosted by UCF … title at UCF was highlighted a 36-hole record 10-under 134 and a 54-hole 12-under par 204 … posted 10 straight top 20s to start the year, highlighted by seven top 10s … finished with a career-best 13 under-par rounds thanks to a team-best 121 birdies … all 33 rounds were in the 70s or lower, while 32 of the 33 were at 75 or lower … ranked 15th in the nation in par 5 scoring (4.62) and 25th in fairways hit (.794) … averaged under 30 putts per round (29.9) … named the A-Sun Golfer of the Month for November after producing a 70(-2)-68(-4)-72/210 to win the Stetson Invitational by one stroke … opened the season by finishing tied for fourth out of a field of 73 at the John Dallio Memorial (74-72-73-219) … followed with second fourth-place finish at the Renaissance Invitational in Fort Myers … shot a two-under 70 in the final round of the Renaissance for a three-round 214(-2) … began the Mizuno Invitational with a two-under 70 and fall-best five-under par 67 en route to tying for sixth (70-67-74/211) out of 81 participants … worst finish of the fall came out west in the Saint Mary’s Invitational when he tied for 14th out of 82 with a 78-72-71(-1)/221 … produced three straight 75s at the competitive JU Invitational at TPC Saw Grass to tie for 20th … bounced back at the Rice Intercollegiate with a one-over par 217 (73-72-72) to tie for 17th … had a 69.7 stroke average over the next three tournaments, going even-par or lower eight times … opened the USF Invitational with a three-under par 69 followed by a five-under par 67 … led the team with 15 birdies to finish in a tie for fourth out of 104 participants … took home medalist honors at the UFC Rio Pinar Invitational by defeating Liberty’s Robert Karlsson in a playoff … set 36-hole and 54-hole records thanks to 34 pars, 16 birdies and just four bogeys over the two days … named the A-Sun Golfer of the Week on March 16 … produced 10th straight top 10 finish at the FAU Spring Break Championship with a 72(E)-70(-2)-72(E)/214(-2) … had 12 birdies and played the par 5s at three-under … tied for 28th at the Atlantic Sun Championship with three counting scores of 71(E)-73-75/219.

As A Junior (2009-10)
One of two players to play in all 30 rounds over 11 tournaments … produced a team-best 73.1 stroke average that also featured a team-best seven under-par rounds … one of three players to pick up an individual win on the season … posted three top 5 finishes, seven top 10s and nine top 20s out of 11 tournaments … ranked seventh in the region in fairways hit (.846) and 12th in average putts (29.1) … had a team-high 92 birdies … all 30 rounds were in the 70s or lower … carded all seven under par rounds, three top-5 finishes and a 72.3 stroke average in the fall … picked up first career individual win at the Mission Inn Fall Intercollegiate after three rounds of par or better … topped the 65-player field with a 68(-3)-70(-1)-71(E)/209(-4) that featured 40 pars, nine birdies and just five bogies over the 54-hole tournament … tied for fourth place a week later at the FGCU Eagle Invitational thanks to a three-under par 69 in the final round … upped consecutive under par round streak to three by opening the three-day Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate with a one-under 71 and a two-under 70 en route to a 13th place showing in the 81-player field … tied for fourth at the Bethune-Cookman University Fall Invitational with 70(-2)-74-72/216(E) … closed out a strong fall by tying for ninth place at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational that was highlighted by a season-low four-under par 68 in the second round … opened the spring with third straight top 10 finish at the Rice Intercollegiate … bounced back from an opening round 78 with a two-over par 74 followed by a one-over par 73 in the final round … picked up fourth and fifth consecutive top 10 finishes in a week-span at the Don Benbow Invitational (T-9) and Mission Inn Spring Fling (T-10) … tied for 12th at the Atlantic Sun Championship with rounds of 74-73-73/220 … ranked tied for fourth in the field in par 5 scoring (-4), tied for eighth in par 4 scoring (+2) with 35 pars and eight birdies.

As A Sophomore (2008-09)
Played 17 rounds over seven tournaments … turned in a 74.3 stroke average for the second straight season … posted a pair of top-10 finishes and four top 20s … 14 of 17 rounds were in the 70s or lower … all five under-par rounds came in the spring … produced a 72.7 stroke average over 10 rounds in the spring … best finish of the fall came at the UTSA Invitational where he took seventh place in the 70-player field with back-to-back even par 72s to close the tournament …. opened the spring with consecutive three-under 67s at the two-day Don Benbow Invitational to take third place … picked up a top-20 finish at the Florida State Spring Break Invitational with a two-day 71(-1)-74/145 … produced back-to-back under par rounds in first-ever Atlantic Sun Championship appearance to tie for 11th place after a 71(-1)-69(-3)-79/219.

As A Freshman (2007-08)
Turned in a strong freshman campaign in which he was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen team … had a 74.3 stroke average over 23 rounds … participated in nine of the 10 tournaments … produced four top 10s and five top 20s … six-under par 66 at the North South Intercollegiate highlighted three under-par rounds … finished in the 70s or lower in 22 of 23 rounds … tie for 11th at the Charleston Southern Fall Invitational started a string of five top-20 finishes in six events … led FGCU to a team title at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational with a runner-up finish with a 74-71(-1)-73/218(+2) … opened the spring with a one-under par 71 in the first round followed by a 73 in the final round of the Bethune-Cookman Spring Invitational to tie for ninth place … tied for second in the field at the B-CU Spring Invite in pars (28) and par 4 scoring (-1) … bounced back from a 76 in the first round with a six-under par 66 in the final round of the North South Intercollegiate to vault into third place in the individual standings and led the Eagles to their third team title of the year.

High School
Graduated from Cypress Lake High School in Fort Myers, Florida … coached by Maureen Cannon … earned All-Area first team in 2005 … All-Area Player of the Year in 2005 … graduated as a 4.0 honor roll member and was a part of the National and French Honor Societies.

Personal
Son of Paul and Susan Mazziotta … born on Sept. 20, 1988 … has two older sisters; Elena (29) and Angela (23) … cousin, Caitlin Pine, is a member of the FGCU women’s swimming team … sociology major.