By Jed Flemming, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – David Meyers of Oklahoma City has been named the NAIA National Men’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Meyers was selected based on his performances from March 21 – 27 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
David Meyers, Oklahoma City
So., Johannesburg, South Africa
• Shot a 195 over three rounds to take the overall individual victory with his best round being a 7-under par 63 in the second round.
• Meyers tied the program low score for 54 holes and also helped Oklahoma City to lower their program best score at a 54-hole tournament to 811. This bested their previous program best by nine strokes.
• Meyers helped lead the Stars to a first place finish, defeating 10 different teams ranked in the NAIA Top 25. The Stars finished 13 strokes ahead of 2nd-place Wayland Baptist (Texas) as a team.
For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here
Nominees: Leyton Clark, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Kameron Williams, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Michael Padilla, Marymount California ; Alec Dutkowski, Taylor (Ind.) ; Michael Tait, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) ; Jon Roberson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Riley Kemmer, Baker (Kan.) ; Jack Pritchard, Oklahoma Wesleyan ; Scott Farrall, Bethany (Kan.) ; Austin Williams, Cumberland (Tenn.) ; Joe Nordquist, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Graeme Brunet, Southwest (N.M.) ; Riley Tomlinson, IU Kokomo (Ind.) ; Rowan Lester, Texas Wesleyan ; Andrew Williamson, Wayland Baptist (Texas) ; Taylor Nichols, Southwestern Christian (Okla.) ; S.m. Lee, Dalton State (Ga.) ; Brandon Blakney, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Carlos Ardila, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Jake Bauer, Johnson & Wales (Fla.) ; Alberto Uriach, Webber International (Fla.) ; William Nimmo, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) ; Andre’a Scapone, Ave Maria (Fla.)
2017-18 Men's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 21): S.M. Lee, Dalton State (Ga.)
Week 2 (March 28): David Meyers, Oklahoma City