St. Mary of the Woods Wins 2019 USCAA Golf Championship

St. Mary of the Woods Wins 2019 USCAA Golf Championship

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – After a day of rain, the 2019 United States Collegiate Athletic Association Golf Championships took to the Penn State Blue Course on Tuesday and St. Mary of the Woods came through with its second straight national title.

The Pomeroys, riding a three-under-par 69 by tournament medalist Colton Kuppler, totaled a 292 on Tuesday to win the championship by two strokes over SUNY Delhi.  Bluefield State was third (305), with Penn State Lehigh Valley (308) and Mississippi University for Women (310) rounding out the top five.

Austin Saylor of The Apprentice School was second individually with a 70, Christian Galdeano of Bluefield State and Ryan Rothdiener of NHTI tied for third with 71.  Fifth place at even-par 72 was a five-way tie between Zach Barrett, Danny Cristy, Alex Fisher and Aaron Oliver from SUNY Delhi and Nathan Higbie of St. Mary of the Woods.

The top seven including ties were named first team USCAA All-Americans, while the next seven and ties were second team selections.

The women's individual championship was won by Kathryn McCarthy of Penn State Schuylkill who recorded a 96.

Following the event, the annual USCAA Awards were presented and Kuppler made it a clean sweep as he was named Student-Athlete of the Year and NHTI's Mike Seraikas was named Coach of the Year.

2019 Individual Results

2019 Team Results

2019 USCAA All-Americans - First Team

Colton Kuppler - St. Mary of the Woods

Austin Saylor - The Apprentice School

Christian Galdeano - Bluefield State

Ryan Rothdiener - NHTI

Zach Barrett - SUNY Delhi

Danny Cristy - SUNY Delhi

Alex Fisher - SUNY Delhi

Aaron Oliver - SUNY Delhi

Nathan Higbie - St. Mary of the Woods

2019 USCAA All-Americans - Second Team

Brian Zinman – Penn State Lehigh Valley

Connor True - CUH

Franco Di Benedetto – Bluefield State

Logan Vernon – St. Mary of the Woods

Coleman Suber – Mississippi University for Women

Jeremy Harper – Penn State Hazleton

Collin McCune – Penn State New Kensington

Adam Matusik – Kent State Tuscarawas