IUPUI’s Juerling, FW’s Schroeder Named Men’s Golfers of the Week

IUPUI's Jackson Juerling & Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder
IUPUI's Jackson Juerling & Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder

ELMHURST, Ill. – IUPUI's Jackson Juerling and Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of March 1-7.

Jr. // Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Captured his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Earned his first career individual medalist honor with a 36-hole 143 (70-73) at the Benbow Invitational
  • Won the tournament by five strokes and helped IUPUI finish in second place

So.  // Lebanon, Ind.

  • Captured his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Placed third out of 63 golfers at the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational with a 54-hole 218 (69-74-75)
  • His first round 69 set a new career-low
  • Took seventh place out of 74 competitors at the Lonnie Barton Invitational with a two-round 151 (74-77)
  • Had an individual stroke average of 73.8 in two tournaments on the week as the Mastodons placed second at the Lonnie Barton and fourth at the Gary Freeman

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU; Feb. 15 – John Duggan III, WIU; Feb. 22 – Andrew Israelson, NDSU; March 1 – Kyle Irlbacker, 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.