Four Gustie Golfers Earn All-Region Honors

Posted on May 12th, 2022 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – Four Gustavus golfers earned All-Region honors this week. Emily Kratz (Sr., Edina) was named WCGA All-Region 3, while Jacob Pedersen (Sr., Minnetonka), Max Ullan (Sr., Blaine), and Wyatt Wasko (Jr., Lake Elmo) were named PING All-Region 6.

Kratz earns her third career All-Region accolade after being named All-MIAC for the third time as well. Kratz led the Gusties this season with a 77.5 average in 19.5 rounds. Kratz finished in the top-10 six times this year, including two medalist honors after playing in 10 events. Kratz earned MIAC All-Championship Team honors with a seventh place finish at the conference meet this season. She finished her career with a 79.9 average in 77.5 rounds.

Pedersen is an All-Region selection for the fourth time in his career fresh off being named MIAC Player of the Year. Pedersen led the conference with an average of 72.2 shots over 20.5 rounds in 2021-22. He shot par or better in all 10 of the events he competed in this season, which included seven top-five finishes and three medalist honors. He tallied a MIAC-record 7-under-par 65 on the final day of the 2021 MIAC Championships in October to bookend his collegiate career with conference medalist honors, having previously won in his first season in 2018. Pedersen was also selected MIAC Men’s Golf Player of the Year following his debut season in 2018-19, making him the sixth men’s golfer in the last two decades to earn multiple MIAC Player of the Year honors and the second to do it in non-consecutive seasons.

Ullan garners his second All-Region honor after receiving the nod in 2020. Ullan had the second best scoring average on the team at 73.4 strokes. Playing in 10 events and 20.5 rounds this season, Ullan finished in the top-10 five times. Ullan was also named to the MIAC All-Sportsmanship Team.

Wasko, making his first appearance on the All-Region Team, had the third lowest average on the team at 74.4 strokes. Wasko also played in 10 events and 20.5 rounds, finishing in the top-10 three times, including two medalist honors.

 

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