Mustangs Place Two On All-GPAC Team
Young Is GPAC Golfer Of The Week
Mustangs Reign At Dordt Invitational
Austin Vanderhoff, a junior from Newell, Iowa, has been named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete in the sport of men’s golf.
Vanderhoff has a 3.61 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with a major in business administration.
Vanderhoff had a 77.8-stroke scoring average during the fall season and an 80.5-stroke average in the spring for a combined scoring average of 79.1 strokes per 18 holes.
Student-athletes must be of at least junior academic status and have a minimum GPA of 3.50 in order to be eligible for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.
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Cam Jacobs, a junior from Sioux City, and Dave Young, a sophomore from Hinton, Iowa, were each named to the 2009 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Golf Team.
Jacobs led the Mustangs with a 78.8-stroke scoring average during the spring season and had a 78.1 average last fall for a combined scoring average of 78.4. Jacobs finished fifth in the combined individual standings with a 16-over par 303 at the four 2008-09 GPAC Qualifier tournaments.
Young led the Mustangs with a 77.4-stroke scoring average during the fall season and had a 79.1 average this spring. He led the Mustangs with a combined scoring average of 78.2 over the fall and spring seasons. Young was the individual medalist with a two-under par 70 to lead Morningside to the team championship at the Dordt College Invitational on Oct. 11 in Le Mars, Iowa.
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Dave Young, a sophomore from Hinton, Iowa, is this week’s Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Golfer of the Week after he led the Mustangs to the team championship at last Saturday’s Dordt College Invitational played at Le Mars Municipal Golf Course in Le Mars, Iowa.
Young was the tournament’s individual medalist with a two-under par 70 for his top score of the season.
Young, who joined the Mustangs this year as a transfer from Cameron University, had Morningside’s top individual scoring average during the fall season with an average of 77.4 strokes per 18 holes.
Morningside closed out the fall men’s golf season in style by winning the 12-team Dordt Invitational held Saturday at Le Mars Municipal Golf Course in Le Mars, Iowa.
The Mustangs, who claimed their second Dordt Invitational title in the last three years, posted a winning score of 290 for a 10-stroke margin over runner-up Hastings College.
Morningside’s Dave Young was the individual medalist with a 70 and teammate Brady Nurse was the runner-up medalist with a 72.
The Mustangs completed their team score with 74s from Brandon Morehead and Austin Vanderhoff.