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Matthew earned all-conference honors after tying for 10th place.
Sioux finish strong, Matthew named all-tournament
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Updated: Sunday 05/01/2012 16:08:05 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. - Led by all-tournament performer Samuel Matthew, North Dakota closed out the America Sky Conference Championship today with its best round of the three-day tournament.

The Fighting Sioux shot a final-round 329 to surge from 11th to eighth in the final team standings. UND finished with a 964 (320-315-329) at the Lake of Isles Golf Course.

Matthew, a freshman from Roseville, Minn., carded a 78 today to finish with a 230 (76-76-78) and tie for 10th place, which landed him on the all-conference second team.

Sacramento State, behind medalist Cameron Rappleye, led from start to finish and won the conference tournament with an 878 (290-286-302). Rappleye shot a 214 (71-71-72) to edge teammate Jordan Weir on the individual leaderboard.

Team Standings
1. Sacramento State, 290-286-302=878
2. Houston Baptist, 307-298-315=920
3. Hartford, 310-296-321=927
4. Utah Valley, 314-301-316=931
T5. Northern Colorado, 319-308-321=948
T5. Seattle, 314-312-322=948
7. Weber State, 319-308-326=953
8. North Dakota, 320-315-329=964
T9. Binghamton, 313-315-340=968
T9. CSU Bakersfield, 326-307-335=968
11. Texas-Pan American, 320-306-345=971
12. Chicago State, 350-357-393=1100

UND Participants
t10. Samuel Matthew, 76-76-78=230
t28. Nick Schaefer, 80-76-84=240
t42. Alex Robb, 80-81-86=247
49. Collin Lervick, 84-82-86=252
53. Tyler Monda, 92-84-81=257

2012 America Sky Player of the Year: Cameron Rappleye (Sacramento State)
2012 America Sky Newcomer of the Year: Steven Kupcho (Northern Colorado)
2012 America Sky Coach of the Year: Chris Hall (Sacramento State)

2012 America Sky All-Tournament First Team: Cameron Rappleye (Sacramento State) Jordan Weir (Sacramento State) Mason Casper (Utah Valley) Jake Johnson (Sacramento State) Brayden Eriksen (Utah Valley)

2012 America Sky All-Tournament Second Team: Steven Kupcho (Northern Colorado) Andy Ariens (Houston Baptist) Ryan Williams (Sacramento State) Jordan Herzog (Weber State) Rob Seibly (Seattle) Samuel Matthew (North Dakota)

 

 

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