Meet the 2012-13 Florida State men's golf team.
The Seminoles play with their third line-up in as many tournaments.
On Del Solar: A strong player who has the physical abilities to compete for a spot in the Seminoles' starting line-up upon his arrival as a freshman...has developed an ability to play tough courses well because he drives the ball extremely well...his strong ability to drive the ball allows him to play on the green and earn consistent results...win the individual championships at the 2009 and 2010 Chilean Junior Open tournaments...earned a second place finish at the Chilean Junior Open in 2009...third place finishes in the 2011 National Amateur Tournament of Mexico, the 2011 South American Amateur Cup and the 2011 South American Junior Championships......finished in third place in the under 16 individual standings at the Optimist Florida USA Tournament in 2009...played in a pre-qualifier for the 2011 U.S. Open where he finished in 17th place in the individual standings...finished in the top 14 in the junior invitational at Sage Valley in 2012.
Before Florida State: Graduated from the Pendleton School at IMG Academy in 2012... enrolled in the Pendlelton School at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., during the fall of 2010...spent his final two years of his high school career at IMG...attended Colegio Aleman in Valparaiso, Chile (1996-2003) and the Mackay School in Vina del Mar, Chile (2004-10) before enrolling at IMG...very successful during his two seasons at IMG...finished in second place in the 2010 Texas Cup Invitational in Dallas, Texas, second at the Future Collegians World Tour at the University of Florida un 2010, second at the FCWT event at IMG in 2011, second at the FCWT event at Plantation Inn in 2011 and second at the FCWT tournament at Reunion resort also in 2011...won qualifier for the World Amateur with a 20-under.
Personal: Born October 11, 1993...Cristobal is the son of Verena Leefhelm and Ernesto Del Solar...holds dual nationality in Chile and Germany...an exceptional athlete who has competed as a soccer player, a rugby player and a tennis player during his prep career....began playing golf at the age of three...selected Florida State over North Carolina, Memphis, Tulsa, Southern Louisiana, South Florida, Barry University...