‘Men’s Golf’ Category
Gustavus men's golfer Chris Captain (Jr., Rochester, Minn.) rose to the occasion while competing against some of the nation's best with his top-five individual finish at the NCAA DIII Fall Preview in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. Captain finished the three-day, 54-hole meet just one-over par, with a three-day total of 217 to sit alone in fifth place. He started with a plus-three 75, and then played spectacularly over the final two rounds with a two-under 70 on Monday and an even-par 72 to close out the round on Sunday. Captain was the top MIAC finisher in the 92-player field, and he helped Gustavus finish in a tie for 13th place as a team.
The Gustavus men’s golf team wrapped up the NCAA Division III Fall Preview on Tuesday at the Mission Inn Resort with a third round score of 300 for a total of 910 (+46), taking 13th place out of 18 of the top teams in the country. The Gusties carded a 304 in the first round and a 306 in the second. Huntingdon College won the event with a 868, Wittenberg University took second at 889, and Guilford College placed third at 895.
The Gustavus men’s golf team jumped into 12th place at the NCAA Division III Fall Preview on Monday, shooting a second round score of 306 for a two-round total of 610 (+34). Huntingdon College moved into the lead with a total score of 575, while Mary Hardin-Baylor and Wittenberg are tied for second with scores of 593.
Competing against many of the best teams in the nation, the Gustavus men's golf team sits in 14th place after day one of the NCAA Division III Fall Preview, played at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort. The Gusties shot a collective 304 in the first round on Sunday, which is 23 strokes behind the leader Wittenberg University.
The Gustavus men’s golf team took second place out of 16 teams at the Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Invitational, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Sunday and Monday. The Gusties shot team scores of 303 on both days for a total of 606 (+34), which was 10 strokes behind the winner, UW-Eau Claire.
The Gustavus men’s golf team shot a 303 (+15) in the first round of the Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Invite Sunday, which has the Gusties sitting in second place behind the host UW-Eau Claire with a 296.
Going up against a competitive field at the Transylvania Fall Invite, the Gustavus men’s golf team finished in third place out of 16 teams with a three-round score of 305-292-294-891 (+27). Greensboro won the event with an 868, while Wittenberg took second with an 877.
The Gustavus men’s golf team sits in third place after day one at the Transylvania Fall Invitational, played at the University Club of Kentucky. The Gusties shot a 597, 21-over par Saturday, which is 15 strokes behind the leader, Greensboro. Wittenberg is two stroke behind in second.
2004 Gustavus graduate Neil Johnson finished his collegiate career as a four-time All-American and was a team member of a national championship. He has since played golf professionally for the past decade and last Sunday marked the biggest win of his career. Johnson won the CoBank Colorado Open, which included a field of players who had previously been on the PGA Tour.
Remarkably, student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) keep finding ways to achieve both in their chosen sports and in the classroom at ever-improving rates. For the first time in MIAC history, the conference recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors. Gustavus has 58 student-athletes recognized as Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference.