Gunnar Avinelis
    Gunnar Avinelis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Springville, Calif.

    High School:
    Porterville HS

    Weight:
    175

    Birthdate:
    07/06/1984

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    Fresno State: 2006-07 Selected as teams co-captain... Played in 11 tournaments... Averaged 74.77 strokes per round... Had a low round of 70 three times... Two top-10 finishes... Shot three rounds under par... Had 66 birdies and 2 eagles... Selected as team's Most Improved and Bulldog Scholar Award... Earned George Ilg Memorial Award and was honored as a Kiwanis Torchlighter at the Kiwanis Torch of Excellence. 2005-06 Played in four tournaments ... averaged 75.58 strokes per round ... had a low round of 73 two times ... made 20 birdies ... WAC Scholar-Athlete ... Fresno State Scholar-Athlete ... 2005 Dean's List member ... Smittcamp Family Honors College student. 2004-05 Participated in two tournaments ... shot low round of 74 at the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic ... Fresno State Scholar-Athlete ... WAC Scholar-Athlete ... Dean's List member ... Harold Haak Scholarship recipient ... member of Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC). 2003-04 Finished 29th at the CSUB Invitational ... 77.22 stroke average. 2002-03 Redshirt season ... Smittcamp Honors Scholar ... Fresno State Scholar-Athlete.

    Porterville High School: Two-time captain and MVP. 2000-02 Captain of high school basketball team. 2002 Participated in water polo.

    Personal: Born July 6, 1984, in Lindsay, Calif. ... parents are Tom and Karen Avinelis ... has one older sister, Brenna ... enjoys church activities and other sports ... favorite athlete is Payne Stewart ... biggest thrill was shooting his first hole-in-one.

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