Flaherty, Wiatr Finish In Top 10
Wiatr Captures Medalist Honors
Wiatr Leads UConn Effort
Flaherty Among Top 20
Zaback Captures Medalist Honors
WHILE AT CONNECTICUT: A two-time team co-captain. Played in 45 events as a Husky, averaging 75.18 per round in 127 career rounds. Consistently one of the top scorers on the team. Recorded nine Top 5 and 16 Top 25 finishes in an outstanding four-year career. Shot six rounds in the 60s and 22 rounds of par or better, including a career-low 67. Captured one tournament championship at the 2014 Connecticut Cup and tied for second at the 2012 Connecticut Cup. Over the summer of 2014, he finished fourth overall at the Providence Open, which was good enough to be the tourney's low amateur, he tied for ninth at the New England Amateur Championships, and also tied for 11th (with UConn teammates Zach Zaback and John Flaherty) at the Connecticut Open.
SPRING 2015: Competed in all five events on UConn's schedule, plus the American Athletic Conference Championships, averaging 74.4 per round for 17 rounds, including two rounds of par or better. Had one Top 5 and two Top 20 finishes. Best finish was the ninth Top 5 of his career, a third place at the Til Duty Is Done Collegiate Invitational.
FALL 2014: Competed in all five of UConn's tournaments, averaging an outstanding 73.6 per round for 14 rounds, including two sub-70 rounds, one a 68, and four rounds of par or better. Had three consecutive Top 5 finishes, culminating with the individual championship of the 2014 Connecticut Cup with a 4-under 212.
SPRING 2014: Competed in all six of UConn's tournaments, plus the American Athletic Conference Championships, averaging 74.85 for 20 rounds, including a career-low 67 at the Snowman Getaway. Two sub-70 rounds and five rounds of par or better. Best finish was a tie for third at the New England D-1 Championships, one of three Top 25 finishes.
FALL 2013: Competed in all five tournaments on UConn's schedule, averaging 74.0 per round for 15 rounds, including two sub 70-rounds. Had two Top 10 finishes, with a best finish of a fifth-place tie at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate.
SPRING 2013: Competed in all seven of the tournaments on UConn's schedule, averaging 75.3 per round for 19 competitive rounds, including a career-low 70 on three separate occasions. Best finish was a tie for third at the New England Division I Championships, helping the Huskies win the event. Had a Top 20 (18th) finish at the BIG EAST Championships. Shot par or better in six of 12 tournaments in 2012-13.
FALL 2012: Competed in all five of UConn's scheduled tournaments, averaging 75.3 per round for 14 rounds, including two rounds of 70. Had two Top 10 finishes, including a career-best tie for second at The Connecticut Cup with a 70-72-70-212.
SPRING 2012: Played in five tournaments, averaging 78.0 per round for 14 rounds, including a then-UConn career-low 71 in the Big East Championships. Best finish was fourth after an impressive 77-73-74-224 at the Rutherford Intercollegiate Tournament.
FALL 2011: Played in five tournaments, averaging 76.29 per round for 14 rounds, including a then-UConn career low of 72. Best finish was 12th at The Classic at Shelter Harbor (Westerly, R.I.) and also recorded solid finishes at the Hartford Hawks Invitational, where he tied for 19th, and The Connecticut Cup, where he tied for 22nd.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time MVP and received the Coach's Award while playing at Canterbury School in New Milford under Coach Bob Potter. ... Twice named to All-New England Team and two-time New England Individual Champion. ... Captured medalist honors 16 times ... Semifinalist at 2010 International Junior Masters. ... Youngest player (15) to ever qualify for the Connecticut State Open. ... Also played four years of varsity soccer (team captain as a senior), earning Western New England All-Star honors, and three years of varsity squash.PERSONAL: Christopher M. Wiatr. ... Born April 4, 1993. ... Son of Francis and Mary Wiatr. ... Has three older brothers, Mark, Brian and Matt, and a twin sister, Maggie. ... Home courses are Highfield Club in Middlebury, Conn., and The Country Club of Waterbury in Waterbury, Conn.