NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – Junior Drew Mathers is tied for second place and the Huntingdon men’s golf team is tied for eighth after the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship on Tuesday.
NORMAN, Okla. – Three Huntingdon golfers were recently named semifinalists for the 2019 Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award. Seniors Henry Gee and Stephen Shephard and junior Drew Mathers are among this year’s semifinalists. All three golfers are ranked in the Top-25 in Division III this season.
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA selection committee released the field for the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships on Monday. Second-ranked Huntingdon will be one of 42 teams competing at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., on May 14-17.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon College athletic department held its annual Awards Ceremony on Monday night to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes that helped make this another successful year.
LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team completed a dominant performance in the conference tournament with its first USA South championship on Saturday. In their sixth season in the USA South, the Hawks led in all three rounds, won the team title by 26 strokes, earned individual medalist (Drew Mathers) and second-place (Stephen Shephard) honors and placed four golfers (Mathers, Shephard, Carson Whitton and Henry Gee) in the top-seven.
LAGRANGE, Ga. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team extended its lead and all five Huntingdon golfers are within eight strokes of first after the first two rounds of the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament.
LAGRANGE, Ga. – Three Hawks shot in the 60s and the Huntingdon men’s golf team matched its best round of the season in the opening round of the USA South Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday. The second-ranked Hawks shot an 11-under-par 277 and lead the nine-team field entering Friday’s second round at Highland Country Club.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Huntingdon men’s golf team swept the individual honors and had a total of four golfers named All-Conference with the release of the USA South Athletic Conference golf awards on Thursday. Junior Drew Mathers was named Player of the Year, freshman Carson Whitton was named Rookie of the Year and Dave Schreyer was named Coach of the Year. This is just the third time in the history of the USA South golf awards that one team has swept all three awards. Mathers and seniors Stephen Shephard and Henry Gee each earned first-team All-Conference honors. Whitton was named second-team All-Conference. Senior Mark Connelly was named to the All-Sportsmanship team.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Senior Stephen Shephard earned his fourth career win and the Huntingdon men’s golf team won its fourth tournament of the season on Sunday in the Emory Invitational. The fourth-ranked golfer in Division III, Shephard shot an even-par 71 in the final round and finished the tournament with a 2-under 211. As a team, the second-ranked Hawks shot 3-over 287 in the final round and 13-over 865 to win the tournament by 13 strokes.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Senior Stephen Shephard and the Huntingdon men’s golf team started strong in the first two rounds of the Emory Invitational on Saturday. The second-ranked Hawks shot 5-over-par 289 in each of the first two rounds and lead the 14-team tournament with a 10-over 578 entering Sunday’s final round. Top-ranked Emory is three strokes behind Huntingdon in second with a 13-over 581 and sixth-ranked Guilford is third with a 20-over 588. Shephard, the fourth-ranked golfer in Division III, leads the field after two rounds with a 2-under 140. Shephard shot an even-par 71 in the first round and a 2-under 69 in the second round.