Men’s Golf Garners Three All-Conference Honors

Posted on May 12th, 2020 by

From left: Jacob Pedersen, Max Ullan, Ben Hauge

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The MIAC announced its 2019-20 men’s golf awards on Tuesday and for the second straight year the trio of Ben Hauge (Sr., Ramsey), Jacob Pedersen (So., Minnetonka), and Max Ullan (Jr., Blaine) garnered All-Conference honors.

Hauge makes his third appearance as a MIAC All-Conference member after posting a scoring average of 74.7 in the team’s five meets this season. The Ramsey native posted a pair of top-5 finishes this season, while also adding an eighth place finish to his resume. Hauge put together three solid rounds at the 18-team Twin Cities classic, to finish third overall with a 75-73-71=219 (+2). The senior also put together an even par 70 in Gustavus’ first meet of the season to finish in a tie for fourth place.

Coming off of All-America honorable mention honors, Pedersen pulls in his second All-Conference honor after averaging a team-low 72.6. The sophomore was playing his best to end the fall, taking a first place finish and a pair of second place finishes in the team’s final three meets. Pedersen finished 2nd in a field of 120 players at the Saint John’s Fall Invitational after posting a second round 68, before taking first at the Twin Cities Classic the following weekend with a 71-71-73-215. Pedersen ended his fall scoring 69 in the final round at the MIAC Championships to take second overall.

Ullan earns All-Conference honors for the second straight year after shooting an average of 73.1. The junior’s best round of the year came at the Pioneer Collegiate on Sept. 7-8, where he finished second among all Division III competitors after scoring 73-70-72=215 (-1). Ullan continued to play well, shooting a 73-71=144 (+1)  at the Gusties’ next outing at the Saint John’s Fall Invite to take third. The Blaine native then closed out his fall with two more top-10 finishes, tying for 10th at the Twin Cities Classic before tying for fifth at the MIAC Championships.

MIAC Release

 

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