The Tommie men's golf team was honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), the chief men's golf coaches' association. St. Thomas received the 2012-13 Team Academic Award, presented by Farmers Insurance, as its full roster combined to surpass the 3.00 grade-point average threshold needed for the honor.
Tommie sophomore Alex Kapraun on Wednesday was named MIAC Athlete of the Week in men's golf. The Rochester Lourdes High graduate placed second out of 90 players in the elite 54-hole GolfWeek Fall Invitational that concluded on Tuesday.
The Tommie men's golf team shot 308 on Monday and claimed third place out of 10 at the MIAC Championships in Coon Rapids. UST held off Bethel by four strokes to post the program's fourth consecutive top-three finish.
The No. 21-ranked Tommie men's golf team shot 290 on Sunday and closed in fourth place out of 17 teams at the 36-hole Transylvania Invite in Lexington, Ky. UST outscored No. 25-ranked Otterbein and 12 other teams