Carl Jonson's 4-under-par 68 helps Rebels move up seven spots in the standings Saturday.
Nearly 70 UNLV student-athletes eligible for Spring Commencement.
Carl Jonson turns in the Rebels' top individual performance with a tie for 19th in Texas.
Carl Jonson, who is 1-over, turns in best performance among Rebel individuals after two rounds on Saturday in Texas.
Morris Williams Invitational will be held in Austin on Saturday and Sunday.
UNLV: Begins his fifth year with the Rebels ... Had his 2011-12 (sophomore) season cut short after breaking his wrist - was granted a medical redshirt for that season ... Missed all but the end of the 2013-14 season with a broken ankle ... Has played in 19 tournaments, totaling 56 rounds over four seasons at UNLV ... Has four top-20 finishes, two top-10s and a top-five ... Has recorded 13 rounds of par or better.
2013-14: Played in the final two tournaments of the season after recovering from a broken ankle, totaling six rounds ... Best finish was a tie for ninth at the Mountain West Championship ... Shot two of his six rounds at par or better (one at par, one under par) ... Shot a 68 during the final round of the MW Championship ... Scoring average was 75.17.
2012-13: Played in nine tournaments, totaling 26 rounds with a scoring average of 75.65 ... Had three rounds of par or better ... Shot 69 during the final round of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational ... His best finish was a tie for 29th at the MW Championship.
2011-12: Played in 12 rounds before breaking his wrist, which kept him out of action the rest of the year ... Was then granted a medical redshirt for that season ... Turned in a scoring average of 72.58, which ranked fourth on the team ... Had three top-20 finishes, a top-10 and a top-five ... Recorded seven rounds of par or better ... He finished third at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, which was his best finish of the year ... Had four rounds in the 60s during the season, including two 66s in the first two rounds of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate ... His 54-hole total of 202 at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate tied him for the sixth-lowest score in program history.
2010-11: Played in four tournaments, totaling 12 rounds ... Averaged 77.83 per round ... Had one round at par or better ... His best finish was a tie for 26th at the MW Championship ... Shot in the 60s once, a 69 at the MW Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Monteverde Academy in Monteverde, Fla. ... Attended the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy from 2008-10 ... Hometown is Mexico City, Mexico, where he attended the Eton School during ninth and 10th grades ... His best 2009 American Junior Golf Association and Future Collegians World Tour rounds were 67 and 69 ... Finished in second place at the 2009 AJGA Golf World Preseason and third at the 2009 FCWT Naples, Jim McLean Doral Great White and the 2010 Feather Sound ... Was eighth at the 2009 AJGA Nationwide Insurance Junior at Ohio State and finished ninth at the 2009 Optimist ... Was 11th at the 2009 FCWT National Championship.
PERSONAL: Nicholas Cooper Maruri was born March 9, 1992, in New Orleans, La. ... The son of Jose and Shawn Maruri ... Majoring in hospitality management ... Has three siblings: Jose (45), Fernando (43) and Elisa (16) ... Hobbies include Equestrian, as he participated in competitive horse jumping between the ages of 6-12.