Pedersen Earns Third Team PING All-America, Ullan Honorable Mention

Posted on June 2nd, 2022 by

NORMAN, Okla. – The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its second, third, and honorable mention 2022 Division III PING All-America Teams on Thursday and two Gustavus golfers earned recognition. Jacob Pedersen (Sr., Minnetonka) earned Third Team honors while Max Ullan (Sr., Blaine) was selected as honorable mention.

Pedersen earns his second consecutive All-America honor and finished his Gustavus career as one of the best in program history. Pedersen, a four-time All-Region selection and two-time MIAC champion, 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. Pedersen ended his career with the program’s lowest career scoring average at 72.2. 

Ullan earns All-America honorable mention for the first time in his career after receiving his second All-Region honor this season. 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. 

 

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