Tech Signs Two Golfers
Boyd and Weaver to join Hokies
November 11, 2004

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Virginia Tech golf program has announced that Matt Boyd and Drew Weaver have signed national letters of intent to attend Virginia Tech and play golf for the Hokies in Fall 2005.

Boyd, from Sugar Land, Texas, attends Clements High School. He won the 2002 Regional 5A High School Championship with scores of 69-69 and won four high school tournaments in the 2003-04 season. This year, he finished fifth in the Houston City Amateur, sixth in the Texas-Oklahoma Junior, seventh in the Future Collegians World Tour Sun Devil Jr. Classic in Scottsdale, AZ, and qualified for the US Junior Championship at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.

Weaver, from High Point, North Carolina, attends High Point Central High School. He was selected to the 2003 HP Scholastic All-America Team and was named a 2004 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American. He won the 2003 Donald Ross Junior, the 2004 North/South Junior Championship, and finished 6th at the 2004 Bobby Chapman Junior. Weaver qualified for both the 2003 US Amateur Championship at Oakmont and the 2004 US Junior Championship, where he advanced to match play and finished 17th. He is currently ranked 58th nationally in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings.

"Matt and Drew both bring to our program a proven record of success on the national level." Virginia Tech head coach Jay Hardwick said. "This experience, combined with their academic achievements, should ensure them of a very bright future at Virginia Tech."