MIAC Men’s Golf Championships Postponed to Sunday

Posted on October 4th, 2019 by

[UPDATED 9 a.m. Saturday]: Saturday’s play is postponed due to rain. There will be 18 holes played Sunday, starting at 10 a.m., and 36 holes Monday, starting at 8 a.m. 

SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s golf team hopes to roll its momentum into this weekend’s MIAC Championships after winning the Twin Cities Classic on Monday. The three-day conference tournament, played at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn., begins 11 a.m. Saturday.

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Gustavus, ranked No. 25 in the most recent Division III poll, has claimed two second-place finishes and one victory in its last three tournaments. Defending MIAC medalist Jacob Pedersen (So., Minnetonka) enters the weekend on a hot streak after winning last week’s Twin Cities Classic. Pedersen leads the Gusties with a 72.6-stroke average this season, a full stroke lower than his average last year.

Max Ullan (Jr., Blaine) has two top-10 finishes this season and averages 72.9 strokes per round after nine rounds. Ben Hauge (Sr., Ramsey) has finished in the top-10 three times this fall and averages 74.2 strokes per round. Carter Czichotzki (Jr., Moorhead) has a pair of top-10 places this fall and averages 75.2 strokes. Khrystjan Petersen (Fy., Faribault) rounds out the Gusties’ lineup with a 75.7 average.

The Gustie lineup Nos. 1-5 in order is Ullan, Pedersen, Hauge, Petersen, and Czichotzki. The Gusties, who last won a MIAC championship in 2012, will tee off in reverse order.

 

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