Travis Deckert

Travis  Deckert


Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita Heights

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 157

2010-11: Competed in two events ... tied for 61st place at the Falcon Invitational to open the season ... also competed at the Purple & Red Invitational as an individual, tying for 53rd place with a score of 225 (+9).

2009-10: Competed in all five fall events for the Falcons ... recorded first career top-20 finish at the Falcon Invitational, tying for 20th place overall ... his score of 217 (+1) in the event was a career low ... also tied for 12th place at the Service Academy Golf Classic ... competed in four events (UTSA Oak Hills Invitational, Triumph at Pauma Valley, Barona Collegiate Cup and Cowboy Classic) in the spring.

2008-09: Competed in the 2008 Falcon Invitational as a member of the Silver team ... also competed as an individual at both the 2008 Ron Moore Intercollegiate and 2009 Desert Shootout.

High School: Lettered four years in golf ... coached by Chris Asmussen ... three-time state qualifier ... regional champion ... city league golf champion ... twice won city league scoring average ... also lettered four years in track and cross country and three years in soccer ... third-place finisher in the state in track and soccer ... state qualifier in cross country ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 14 ... son of Don and Angie Deckert ... has one sister, Kristin, who graduated from the University of Kansas ... worked Summer Seminar this past summer ... also completed the powered flight program ... active in his squadron as the security officer, ensuring security and force protection to his squadron ... favorite book is The Great Gatsby ... favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... greatest moment in sports was shooting his first bogey-free round (66) in a tournament ... favorite golf course is the Desert Mountain in Arizona ... craziest ambition is to hot air balloon around the world ... favorite inspirational quote: "The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender." -Vince Lombardi.

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