DU’s Mikalsen Captures Men’s Golfer of the Month Honors

DU’s Mikalsen Captures Men’s Golfer of the Month Honors

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Petter Mikalsen was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Month for his performances during the month of October.

Sr.  // Stavenger, Norway

  • Collected his second career Golfer of the Month honor and has won four Golfer of the Week honors
  • Captured the Paintbrush Invitational individual title with a 54-hole score of 203 (70-64-69)
  • Followed that performance with a 222 (75-71-76) score at the Visit Stockton Pacific Invitational
  • For the month, had a 70.83 stroke average with three round at or below par

Also nominated: Jackson Juerling, IUPUI; Kevin Gordon, Omaha; Cody Burrows, Oral Roberts; Cody Seal, South Dakota; Alejandro Restrepo, South Dakota State

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW

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.