5-9, 135, So.-1L
1998-99: Conference USA Freshman of the Year... played in 12 tournaments, including all nine in the spring... finished with a 74.0 average, not bad for a true freshman... led the way for the Cougars at the NCAA Central Regional in Columbus, Ohio, carding a team-leading 216 (74-70-72) which placed in a fifth-place tie... took home fifth place at the Conference USA Championships by firing a 215 (72-70-73)... selected as Second Team All-Conference USA ...also picked to the 1999 All-Tournament Team... posted two other top 20 finishes, tying for 16th at both the PING Arizona Intercollegiate (71-70-75=216) and the Southwestern Intercollegiate (76-70-72=218)... tied for 21st with a 224 (72-76-76) at the Ping-Golfweek Preview... posted 13 rounds of par or sub-par golf in his 12 tournaments... his 213 (72-69-72) at the Red River Classic was his lowest 54-hole total of the year... twice posted low rounds of 69 (Red River Classic and Golf Digest Collegiate)... finished the year as the 99th ranked golfer according to the MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings.
Personal: Born Wade Clarke Ormsby on March 31, 1980, in Adelaide, Australia... son of Peter and Cheryl Ormsby... major is undecided... his father plays professional golf... won the School Blue, the highest achievement in athletics in high school... chose UH because of the coach and the people on the team... favorite hobby is motor racing... nickname is "Worm".
Ormsby's Scorecard1998-99 Ping-Golfweek Preview (Chaska, Minn.) 75-72-77-224 T21 Red River Classic (Dallas, Texas) 72-69-72-213 T16 Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (Birmingham, Ala.) 74-73-77-224 T46 PING Arizona Intercollegiate (Tucson, Ariz.) 71-70-75-216 T16 Southwestern Intercollegiate (Westlake Village, Calif.) 76-70-72-218 T16 Golf Digest Collegiate (Las Vegas, Nev.) 74-69-79-222 T36 Morris Williams Intercollegiate (Austin, Texas) 82-81-72-235 T56 Carpet Capital Classic (Dalton, Ga.) 78-71-75-225 T51 Conference USA Championships (Navarre, Fla.) 72-70-73-215 5 The Maxwell (Ardmore, Okla.) 76-75-74-225 T39 NCAA Central Regional (Columbus, Ohio) 74-70-72-216 T5 NCAA Championships (Chaska, Minn.) 77-75-75-79-306 T57
UH Career NumbersSeason Events Rounds Strokes Avg. 1998-99 12 37 2,739 74.0 Career 12 37 2,739 74.0