Matt Rachey
Matt  Rachey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia

Experience:
3 Letters


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

2016-17 • SENIOR SEASON:
One of the recipients of the team’s Louis Lick Hardest Worker Award • Academic All-Big Ten. Fall 2016: Competed in two tournaments, averaging 77.50 strokes per round • finished 68th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

2015-16 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in four tournaments as an individual with a 75.67 scoring average. Fall 2015: Had a 78.17 scoring average over six rounds • played in Gopher Invitational and Husky Individual • tied for 27th at Husky Individual. Spring 2016: Had a 70.17 stroke average over six rounds • finished second at St. John's Invitational • posted three straight under-par rounds and a career best tournament score at St. John's Invitational going 68-70-70--208 (-6).

2014-15 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Held a 75.88 stroke average in six tournaments. Fall 2014: Had a 75.83 scoring average over 12 rounds • improved career-best round (71) and tournament score (217) at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational. Spring 2015: Competed in two spring tournaments, the Gophers' dual match with Dartmouth and the Goodwin, with a 76.00 stroke average.

2013-14 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in seven tournaments, attached in all but one• had a stroke average of 75.33. Fall 2013: Made the Gophers' travel roster for the last two fall events • tied for sixth at the Barnabas Health Intercollegiate (+1) • fall stroke average was 76.00. Spring 2014: Competed in five tournaments with a stroke average of 75.07 • recorded a spring-low 72 during the Hawkeye Invitational and tied for 23rd in the tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL/AMATEUR PLAY:
Played varsity golf at Waconia High School for six years • tied for fourth at the 2012 Minnesota Class 3A State Tournament • tied for 17th in 2013 • 2013 Section 2AAA champion by six strokes • earned all-state, All-Wright Country Conference, all-area and academic all-state honors during high school • 2011 US Junior Amateur qualifier • 2011 Minnesota Junior PGA Players Tour Series champion • member of the 2012 Minnesota Junior PGA Cup team.

CAREER STATS

Year Tournaments Rounds Strokes Average -Par Top-10 Finishes Low Round
2013-14 5 18 1,356 75.33 -- 1 72
2014-15 6 16 1,214 75.88 -- -- 71
2015-16 4 12 908 75.67 3 1 68
2016-17 2 6 4656 77.50 -- -- 75
Total 16 49 3,711 75.73 3 2 68

CAREER BESTS

Round 68 St. John's Invitational 4/23/16
Finish 2nd St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16
54-Hole Score 208 St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16
Tourn. Score to Par -6 St. John's Invitational 4/23-24/16

MORE HEADLINES

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

161 Gophers Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

5/30/2018 - M. Golf

A total of 161 student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team.

Annual Golf Outing Set for July 30

Annual Golf Outing Set for July 30

5/12/2018 - M. Golf

The Gopher men's golf and Gopher women's hockey annual golf outing is scheduled for Monday, July 30.

Gopher Road Trip: Day Two Recap

Gopher Road Trip: Day Two Recap

5/9/2018 - M. Golf

The first leg of the 2018 Gopher Road Trip wrapped up on Tuesday with stops in Owatonna, Kasota and Hutchinson. The trip continues in two weeks.

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