Red Raiders set to make 11th National Championship appearance
Texas Tech tops the leaderboard by three strokes heading into Saturday's finale
Red Raiders sit five strokes back of top-seed Texas heading into Friday
Red Raiders enter the NCAA Tournament as a 2-seed teeing off at 8am CT
The senior leads the Red Raiders with eight top 10 finishes in 11 tournaments
2013-14: All-Big 12 Championship team...First-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Played in all 12 tournaments of the season and all 36 rounds ... led the team with a 73.1 stroke average ... logged four Top 10 finishes ... claimed medalist honors at the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate as he fired a 2-under, 208 ... in that tournament he shot a 67 in the second round which tied for second as the lowest round score by a Tech player all season ... finished third at the Aggie Invitational with a 1-over, 217 ... earned a tie for 7th place at the Big 12 Championships which earned him a spots on the All-Big 12 Championship team.
2012-13: Second-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... played all 43 rounds and 15 tournaments of the 2012-13 season and finished percentage points behind teammate Finley Ewing for the top stroke average on the squad at 72.8 ... logged four Top 10 finishes and two in the Top 5 ... carded two of the lowest round scores of the season with a 65 in the third round of the NCAA Championships and a 66 in the second round of the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate ... that 65 in the final round of the NCAA Championships secured a No. 14 overall finish for the Red Raiders and gave Greg Sands his second Top 15 finish as the head coach of the Red Raiders ... Sordet's play in the third round helped move Texas Tech up nine spots after round two and earn the Top 15 overall finish ... tied for sixth at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate after carding a 4-under, 209 ... tied for fourth at the Memphis Intercollegiate with a three-round score of 6-over, 222 ... tied for 25th at the NCAA Columbus Regional at 9-over, 222.
SPRING 2012: Ended the season with a team-best 72.9 stroke average ... capped off a strong freshman season by earning PING All-Region honors ... played in all nine tournaments in the spring and integral in leading Texas Tech to its 11th consecutive NCAA Regional appearance ... won medalist honors at the UTSA/Oak Hills Invitational after firing a 3-under par ... the following week he placed fifth at the Wyoming Desert Invitational with a 5-under performance ... logged three consecutive Top 10 finishes at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic, The Aggie Invitational and the Big 12 Championships ... his Top 10 finish at the Big 12 Championships earned him All-Big 12 Tournament honors.
FALL 2011: Saw action in three tournaments... shot his lowest round of the fall (67) in the final round of The Caramel Cup at Pebble Beach ... his three round scores of 72, 70 and 67 helped him earn medalist honors ahead of Trey DelGreco of Vanderbilt who finished 10 strokes behind ... finished the Adams Cup tied for 14th... completed his season with a 45th place finish in the Jack Nicklaus Invitational... averaged 73.2 strokes per round.
BEFORE TEXAS TECH: Prepped at Lycee Audiberti... won the 2011 Open Allianz Tour Mirobelle d'or... finished in fourth place at the 2011 South African Stroke Play Tournement... took third place honors in the 2011 Coupe Mauchy... tied for seventh place in the 2010 Portugal Championship... won the 2009 French Ganay Tournament.
PERSONAL: Clement Sordet... born Oct. 22, 1992 in Charbonnières, France... son of Pascal and Isabella Sordet... had one older brother, Matthieu... a member of the Golf Club of Ormesson...enjoys sports, hanging out with friends and listening to music.