OWINGS MILLS, Md. - After erasing a 14-stroke deficit to win its second consecutive MAC Commonwealth Championship, the Stevenson men's golf team will be making its fourth trip to the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship beginning on Tuesday, May 16.
It is the second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the Mustangs who are three-time MAC Commonwealth champions. Head coach Chris Ramer, who was named Coach of the Year for the fifth time in his career, has led the team to four conference title overall.
Stevenson has posted 13 top-five finishes this season, including three team titles. The Mustangs finished the season with seven top-five finishes with all three first place finishes coming in that stretch, including the conference title.
Freshman Andrew Wally, who was named the MAC Commonwealth Rookie of the Year, leads the team with a 75.36 average. He has posted eight top-10 finishes this season, including five top-five performances. Wally, who is the other player to shoot under-par this season, finished in four-way tie for second at the conference tournament.
Also tied for second at the conference tournament was junior Austin Fuglestad who ranks second on the team with a 78.27 average. He also finished tied for fourth with a single round season low of 71 at the Shenandoah Invitational.
As a team, the Mustangs have shot five sub-300 rounds.
The 2017 Division III Men's Golf Championship will be held at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. This is the third time the NCAA Tournament will be held here and first since 2012. Claremont-Mudd-Scripts is the defending National Champions.
Golf head coach Chris Ramer talks about the team's come-from-behind victory at the MAC Tournament to propel them to their second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.