NDSU’s Israelson Named Men’s Golfer of the Week

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 Feb. 15-21.

Fr.  // Staples, Minn.

  • Captured his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Fired a career-low 54-hole 1-under par 215 (72-69-74) at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawai'i
  • He finished in a tie for 18th place (109 golfers) against a field that featured six top-50 programs, including two in the top-15 (Virginia, Texas A&M)
  • His second round 69 was a career-low round as the Bison finished in 14th place

Also nominated: Petter Mikalsen, Denver; Zach Schroeder, Fort Wayne; Cody Burrows, Oral Roberts

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU; Feb. 15 – John Duggan III, WIU

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.