Bad Kreuznach, Germany
Rampart High School
At Utah Valley ...
Junior (2010-11): Named Academic All-American...Named to the America Sky Conference all-academic team..Had a stroke average of 76.4 in five tournaments...Tied for 29th at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational...Tied for 41st at the Purple and Red Invitational (+7).
Sophomore (2009-10): During the summer between his sophomore and junior year he played in the 2010 USGA Publinks National Championship at Bryan Park Golf Course in Brown Summit, North Carolina...Played in five out of 10 events during sophomore season ... shot 8-over finishing 42nd at Utah Collegiate Shootout ... tied for 33rd at the Bandon Dunes Championship ... finished 53rd after +13 at Purple & Red Invitational.
Freshman (2008-09): Competed in five events during freshman season ... finished 92nd at +24 (240) at Ron Moore Invitational in his first tournament ... tied for 76th at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and shot his season-low 73 in the opening round ... finished 74th at the Bill Cullum Invitational after shooting 240 (+24) ... tied for 82nd at Pat Hicks Invitational with a score of 164 (+20) ... shot a 243 (+27) to tie for 57th at Cal Poly Intercollegiate ...
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Rampart High School ... Player of the year in the Colorado Springs Region ... named first team all-state ... finished high school with a 73.4 scoring average and was three-time team MVP ... 2nd place in league senior year ... 14th place in state championships senior year ... also lettered in basketball, volleyball and swimming.
Graduated from Rampart High School with a 4.217 GPA ... majoring in Engineering .. Honor Roll, National Honor Society, and Academic All-State student .. Golf team captain and MVP for 3 years ... enjoys going to the beach, skiing, hiking running, playing basketball and hanging out with friends ... member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society ... was born in Germany ... parents are Rick and Deb Taraziewicz ... his father is U.S. Army retired and has lived all over the country...Plans to major in Business Management and Marketing.