NDSU’s Israelson Captures Men’s Golfer of the Week Award

North Dakota State's Andrew Israelson (photo by Dennis Hubbard)
North Dakota State's Andrew Israelson (photo by Dennis Hubbard)

ELMHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State's Andrew Israelson was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of April 12-18.

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  • Earned his second Golfer of the Week award this season
  • Fired a career-low 4-under par 212 (69-70-73) to finish in a tie for sixth place at the Cal Poly Shootout
  • His first round 69 matched his career-low scored
  • Helped the Bison earn a fifth-place team finish in the event

Also nominated: Chris Korte, Denver; Zach Schroeder, Fort Wayne; Austin Crowder, IUPUI; Sean Miller, Western Illinois

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU; Feb. 15 – John Duggan III, WIU; Feb. 22 – Andrew Israelson, NDSU; March 1 – Kyle Irlbacker, WIU; March 8 – Jackson Juerling, IUPUI/Zach Schroeder, FW; March 15 – Hunter Paugh, USD; March 22 – Cody Burrows, ORU; March 29 – Petter Mikalsen, DU; April 5 – Zach Schroeder, FW; April 12 – Cody Burrows, ORU; April 19 – Andrew Israelson, NDSU

Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.