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Hello, My Name is ... Anders Albertson

Nov. 12, 2014

THE FLATS – Only the 10th player in Tech history to earn All-ACC honors three times, Anders Albertson became a solid No. 2 player in his first year and became Tech’s highest-ranked player nationally as a sophomore.

Albertson has a career stroke average of 71.56 over 125 rounds, third-best in Tech history … In 44 career events, he has 16 top-10 finishes, including nine in the top-5 and one win (2013 ACC Championship).

A four-time selection to the ACC Academic Honor Roll, he received the Bobby Dodd Scholarship for 2013-14.

Shoe Size: 10.5
Roommate: Chris Petefish, Jacob Joiner
Interests/Hobbies: sports, movies, ping pong, reading, music
Three Words That Describe Me: cool, seriously cool
Favorite Food: hibachi
Favorite Late Night Snack: chocolate shake
Meal I Prepare Most Often: spaghetti
Favorite Spot on Campus: gym
Favorite Childhood Activity: soccer
Favorite TV Channel: FX, Discovery, Food Network
Moment in History I’d Like to Have Witnessed: Ali vs. Frazier
Celebrity Crush: Vince Whaley
Biggest Fear: Having one
Job I’d Like Outside of Golf: Professional Ping Ponger
Favorite Sports Movie: Legend of Bagger Vance
Favorite Non-Sports Movie: Harry Potter
Best Sports Talent Besides Golf: Soccer
Favorite Pro Athlete: Muhammad Ali, Ben Hogan, Steph Curry, Peyton Manning
Favorite Pro Team: US Ryder Cup Team
Favorite Georgia Tech Sport to Watch: Basketball
Most Memorable Sports Moment: Winning ACC’s, Making Final 4 of NCAA’s
Pregame Ritual: meditation that leads to levitation
My Focus This Summer: Be like Vince Whaley
Favorite Coach Heppler Phrase: “we got guys”, “at the end of the day”
What I Like Most About Georgia Tech: the challenge

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