May 1, 2013
Erik Van Rooyen has been named to the All-Big Ten Second Team, the conference announced today. This is the second straight year that Van Rooyen has received that honor.
Van Rooyen, a senior from Oudtshoorn, South Africa, tied for second at the Big Ten Championships over the weekend. He tied for second with a four-round score of +1 to help lead the Gophers to a runner-up team finish.
During his senior season, Van Rooyen has led the team with a stroke average of 73.18 and five top-10 finishes. He is the only Gopher to have played in all of the team’s 11 stroke play tournaments and the Big Ten Match Play Championships.
The Big Ten also announced that Robert Bell is Minnesota’s Sportsmanship Award honoree.
Gophers Head to Royal Oaks Intercollegiate
The Gophers hit the road once again as they travel to Dallas, Texas for the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.
Meyer Relishes Role of Captain
The senior from Fargo, N.D., asked for and received a second year as appointed team leader.
Gophers Tie for Eighth at Alister MacKenzie Invite
Justin Doeden tied for 18th, leading Minnesota for the third time this fall.