Young has Mustangs' top scoring average during 2013-14 golf campaign
Matt Young, a senior from Kingsley, Iowa, led the Morningside College men’s golf team with a scoring average of 76.3 strokes per 18 holes during the 2013-14 season.
Young led the Mustangs in both the fall and spring seasons with a 76.4 average in the fall and a 76.2 average in the spring. He had Morningside’s top individual score of the campaign with a two-under par 69 to earn medalist honors at the Northwestern College Invite on April 8. Young was also an individual medalist during the fall season with a two-day total of 149 at the Ashford University Kohler Classic on Oct. 21 and 22. Young was an individual medalist three times during his two-year Morningside career.
Matt Pitts, a senior from Cherokee, Iowa, was also an individual medalist during the Mustangs’ spring season when he carded a one-over par 73 at the Hastings College Wild West Invite on April 18. Pitts had a 77.7 scoring average in the fall and a 78.7 average in the spring for a combined average of 78.2.
Keegan Bak, a junior from Hinton, Iowa, and Cole Schwarz, a senior from Silver Lake, Kan., also had scoring averages in the 70’s. Bak averaged 80.4 in the fall and 77.6 in the spring for an overall average of 78.8, while Schwarz averaged 80.4 in the fall and 79.1 in the spring for a combined average of 79.7.
Morningside won two tournaments during the spring season with titles at the Morningside/Briar Cliff Invitational on March 31 and the Northwestern Invite on April 8.