FW’s Schroeder Named Men’s Golfer of the Week

Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder
Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder

ELMHURST, Ill. – Fort Wayne's Zach Schroeder was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of March 29 – April 4.

So. // Lebanon, Ind.

  • Earned his second Golfer of the Week award this season and of his career
  • Shot a new 54-hole school record 210 (70-71-69) to finish tied for third out of 78 golfers at the Hoosier Invitational
  • Carded 12 birdies at the tournament and helped the Mastodons to a fifth place finish out of 14 teams
  • Finished with an even 70 stroke average with a pair of rounds under par and one round at even par

Also nominated: Nick Bienz, IUPUI; Mitch Ryan, Omaha; Tommy Vining, South Dakota; Jackson Wetherbee, Western Illinois

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; March 29 – Petter Mikalsen, DU

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.