2011 PING All-Southeast Region
2011 LSWA Second-Team All-Louisiana
2010 Louisiana Amateur Champion
2010 All-Sun Belt Conference
2010 LSWA Second-Team All-Louisiana
Played just one season with the Tigers after transferring to LSU for his senior season following an outstanding three-year career at the University of New Orleans ... Played in 10 tournaments in 2010-11 ... Earned two top-five finishes, four top-10 finishes and six top-20 finishes ... Posted an impressive scoring average of 73.70 in 30 rounds played in his career with the Tigers ... Named a PING All-Southeast Region performer in 2011.
SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
One of the most productive newcomers in the Southeastern Conference in 2010-11 ... Played in a total of 10 tournaments for the Tigers with nine appearances in the starting lineup ... Played one tournament as an individual ... Averaged 73.70 strokes per round in 30 rounds played on the season ... Played 10 rounds at par or better ... Earned two top-five finishes, four top-10 finishes and six top-20 finishes in his 10 tournament appearances ... Named a PING All-Southeast Region performer for his efforts ... Helped the Tigers qualify for the NCAA Championships for the second year in a row with a fourth-place team finish at the NCAA East Regional held at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg ... Tied for 25th place in the individual standings at the NCAA East Regional with a score of 7-over par 223, including a 2-under 70 in the final round ... Competed as part of LSU's five-man lineup at the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships ... Tied for 125th place at the NCAA Championships held at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. ... Earned season-best finishes in back-to-back tournament appearances at the Squire Creek Invitational (Oct. 4-5) and David Toms Intercollegiate (Oct. 18-19) ... Fired a season-low 6-under par 210 to finish in a tie for second place at the David Toms Intercollegiate held at the Country Club of Louisiana ... His 6-under 210 included a season-low 5-under 67 in the second round ... Also tied for second place at the Squire Creek Invitational while competing as an individual in the event held at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, La. ... Fired a 1-under 215 at Squire Creek ... Opened the season by tying for seventh place on the leaderboard at the Gopher Invitational with a 54-hole score of 4-over 220 ... Also picked up a top-10 finish by tying for eighth place at the John Hayt Invitational, where he posted an even-par 216 at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. ... Added top-20 finishes at the Gator Invitational (t11) and LSU National Invitational (t19) during the spring season ... Cracked LSU's five-man starting lineup in winning team championships at the Gopher Invitational, David Toms Intercollegiate and LSU National Invitational ... Also saw action at the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational and Louisiana Classics ... Missed three tournaments during the spring season with a back injury ... Earned his first varsity letter with the Tigers.
PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU from the University of New Orleans following his junior season ... Earned All-Sun Belt Conference honors following the 2009-10 season ... Honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as a second-team All-Louisiana selection in 2010 ... Also finished the season ranked as the No. 101 college golfer in the country in the Golfweek individual player rankings ... Competed individually in NCAA Regional play in 2009 and 2010 ... Tied for 12th place on the leaderboard at the NCAA Southwest Regional Championships in Austin, Texas, in 2009 ... Tied for 14th place at the NCAA South Central Championships in Bryan, Texas, in 2010 with a 54-hole score of 1-under 215 at The Traditions Club ... Captured three tournament titles and nine top-10 finishes in three seasons at UNO while leading the Privateers with scoring averages of 72.66 as a sophomore in 2008-09 and 72.73 as a junior in 2009-10 ... Won a pair of tournament titles during his sophomore season with wins at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate at Hattiesburg Country Club in Hattiesburg, Miss., and the UNO Mardi Gras Invitational at the TPC of Louisiana in Avondale ... His 54-hole tournament score of 2-under 214 at the UNO Mardi Gras Invitational was a season-low for the 2008-09 campaign ... Won his first career individual championship as a freshman with a victory at the Texas Cup hosted by the University of Texas at the UT Golf Club in Austin ... Has posted a career-low round of 6-under 65 in the second round of the Sam Hall Intercollegiate in the Privateers' season opener in 2009-10 ... Also owns a career-low 54-hole tournament score of 6-under 210, which he recorded at the Arkansas State Indian Championship at Sage Meadows Golf Course in Jonesboro, Ark., during his sophomore season ... Came to LSU as the Louisiana Amateur Champion after winning the crown at the 2010 LGA Louisiana Amateur Championship held at Koasati Pines at Coushatta Golf Club.
Full name is Richard Kenneth Looper ... Born on Oct. 3, 1988 ... Parents are Ken and Sallie Looper ... Has two older sisters, Allison and Caroline ... Father played college golf at Mississippi State ... Majoring in marketing ... Plays right handed.