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Rowin Caron

Player profile

Senior Season (2015-16)

• Played in three events in the fall 2015, recording a scoring average of 72.89.
• Shot the lowest round on the team in the fall, posting an impressive 64 in the final round of the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate on Oct. 6, 2015. The 64 was a career low for Caron.
• Shot a 69 in the final round of the Olympia Fields Invitational, helping FSU to a tournament win.

Junior Season (2014-15)

• Posted a career-best 71.55 scoring average for the entire year en route to GolfWeek All-America Third Team honors and the All-ACC Team.
• Finished 30th nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin Individual Rankings.
• Led the Seminoles with 157 birdies (ninth nationally) and 3.97 subpar strokes per round (51st nationally).
• Finished as the co-leader at the Gary Koch Invitational at Gastonia Country Club (April 6-7, 2015), shooting an 8-under 208 to win the tournament for the second time.
• Shot a 67 in the second round at the Gary Koch Invitational.
• Recorded two rounds of 67 as part of his second-place finish at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate in Mexico (March 1-3, 2015), shooting an 8-under 205.
• Tied for sixth with teammate Hank Lebioda at the SunTrust Gator Invitational (Feb. 14-15, 2015), shooting a 1-under 209 including a second-round 67.
• Tied for 25th at the ACC Championship at Old North State Club (April 24-26, 2015), finishing with a 1-over 217.
• Tied for 11th at the Valspar Collegiate at Floridian Golf Club (March 23-24, 2015), shooting a 2-under 211 including a 67 in the first round.
• Shot a 69 in the third round of the Seminole Intercollegiate at Southwood Golf Club (March 13-15, 2015), finishing with a 2-under 214.
• Strong showing at the Taviatock Collegiate Invitational at Lake Nona Golf Club (Oct. 19-21, 2014) in the fall, shooting a 10-under 206 (69-68-69) to tie for third.
• Tied for fourth at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite to begin the fall (Sept. 12-14, 2014), shooting 5-over 215.

Sophomore Season (2013-14)

• Finished the spring season with a 73.54 stroke average.
• Shot a 5-under 211 at the USF Invitational to finish tied for 16th.
• Posted his lowest round in college with a 66 in the final day of play as the team won the USF Invitational.
• His 66 was the 12th-lowest round in the ACC all year.
• Helped the Seminoles finish tied for second at the Seminole Intercollegiate as he carded a 2-under 214 to tie for eighth.
• His stroke average was 25th in the ACC.
• Finished tied for 23rd at the ACC Championships as he posted a 1-over 217.
• Led the team with a 72.22 stroke average for the fall.
• Competed in three tournaments for nine rounds during the fall.
• Finished tied for fifth at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate to lead the team to a fourth place finish.
• Tied for eighth in Windermere, Fla., at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational.
• Placed his lowest round of 69 at Isleworth.

Freshman Season (2012-13)

• Posted a 72.09 stroke average for the spring to combine for a 72.31 average for the year.
• Played 22 rounds in all eight of the Seminole tournaments.
• Posted a career low round of 68 in the second round of the Seminole Intercollegiate.
• Tied for first at the Gary Koch Invitational with a 9-under 207.
• Shot a 9-under 207 at the Seminole Intercollegiate as well where he finished fifth.
• Tied for fifth at the snow storm shortened C&F Bank Intercollegiate with a 1-under 69.
• One of two freshmen in the ACC to win a tournament in the year
• Posted a 73.50 stroke average in the fall 2012 in only four rounds of golf in two tournaments.
• Finished tied for 12th in the hurricane-canceled Querencia Cabo Collegiate with a 2-over 74.

Before Florida State

Graduated from Regionale Scholengemeenschap ‘t Rijks in Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands in 2012…won the National U-16 Stroke Play Championship in 2008…finished in eighth place in the U-17 European Young Masters and was ranked first in the National U-19 ranking in 2008…finished third in the European Boys Team Championships and seventh in the U-17 European Young Masters Tournament in 2009…ranked second on the National U-22 Ranking in 2009…a fourth place finish came in the US Junior Masters in 2010 and a second place finish came in Zomerwedstrijd (National Men’s Tournament) in 2010…was ranked third in the National Men’s ranking in 2010 after winning the National Men’s Stroke Play Championship in 2010…won the National U-19 Stroke Play Championship, finished third in the National U-22 Stroke Play Championship in 2011 and won the U-22 Stroke Play in 2012…earned a second place finish in both the Voorjaarswedstrijd and Zomerwedstrijd (National Men’s Tournaments) in 2011…won the U-22 National Match Play Championship in 2011…a second place finish came in the French Boys Stroke Play Tournament…earned a third place finish in the Riverwoods Junior Open in 2011….finished in eighth place at the Junior Orange Bowl Tournament in 2011…ranked third in the National Men’s ranking in 2011…won the International Men’s Championship in 2012.

Personal

Born May 25, 1993…Rowin is the son of Amée and Frank Caron…hobbies include music, working out, spending time with friends and practicing his game…selected Florida State over Augusta State, Coastal Carolina, South Florida, Auburn and Ohio State.