Van Rooyen Named to All-Big Ten Second Team
Erik Van Rooyen

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.

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