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

Denver's Petter Mikalsen
Denver's Petter Mikalsen

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Petter Mikalsen was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of March 22-28.

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  • Collected his fifth career Golfer of the Week award to go along with two Golfer of the Month honors
  • Placed in a tie for 14th out of 87 golfers, two of which were top-10 individually, with a 54-hole 215 (69-69-77) at the Duck Invitational
  • Denver finished in a tie for seventh place, behind a pair of top-20 programs, with a 881 (291-292-298) team score

Also nominated: Mike Biata, Oral Roberts

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; March 8 – Jackson Juerling, IUPUI/Zach Schroeder, FW; March 15 – Hunter Paugh, USD; March 22 – Cody Burrows, ORU

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.