2016-2017 GCAA Division II Academic National Champions
(10/17/17) Mineral Area wins MAC Fall Fling. The Cardinals finished 1st in the five team tournament. Here are the results:
1st - Mineral Area College - Red - 299
2nd - North Central - 319
3rd - Lewis and Clark - 322
4th - Mineral Area College Black - 329
5th - Crowley Ridge - 330
Brandon Wagner - 1st place - 71
Ricardo Devoto - 2nd place - 73
Marcos Devoto - 3rd place - 74
Kobe Franklin - 77
Tyler Andrews - 78
Zane West-Derby 79
Zach Kubinski - 82
MJ Heidger - 84
Jordan McAfee - 89
(10/9/17) MAC travels to Henderson State, Arkansas for tournament. The MAC golf team participated in a tournament hosted by Henderson State University in Hot Springs, AR last week. The tournament began on Sunday, October 1st and ran through Tuesday, October 3rd at Hot Springs Country Club. The Cardinals finished 11th overall in the tournament.
Brandon Wagner – 76,80,75
Ricardo Devoto – 83,80,84
Marcos Devoto – 86,86,82
Zach Kubinski – 92,86,78
Tyler Andrews – 89,83,86
(10/3/17) Cardinals playing in Henderson State Tournament. The MAC golf team is currently participating in a tournament hosted by Henderson State University in Hot Springs, AR. The tournament began on Sunday, October 1st and runs through Tuesday, October 3rd. The tournament is being played at Hot Springs Country Club.
(9/20/17) MAC continues fall schedule. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in a tournament hosted by Missouri S&T at Oak Meadow Country Club in Rolla, MO on Sunday, September 17th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in third place with a combined score of 312. Individual scores:
Brandon Wagner – 73(T6)
Zach Kubinski – 77
Tyler Andrews – 79
Ricardo Devoto – 79
Zane West-Derby – 81
M.J. Heidger - 81
Marcos Devoto – 82
Jordan McAfee – 85
(9/11/17) Wagner shoots 76 to lead Cards to 2nd place victory. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in the Lewis and Clark Fall Tournament on Saturday, September 9th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in second place out of three team. Brandon Wagner won the tournament and Tyler Andrews finished 3rd overall.
Brandon Wagner – 76
Tyler Andrews – 79
Marcos Devoto – 84
Zane West-Derby – 85
Kobe Franklin – 87
Zach Kubinski – 88
Ricardo Devoto – 88
The Mineral Area College golf team will participate in a tournament in Rolla, MO on Sunday, September 17th. The tournament will be 18 holes and held at Sunset Country Club.
(9/6/17) MAC kicks off fall season. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in the Rend Lake College Fall Tournament on Thursday, August 31st and Friday, September 1st. The Cardinals finished the tournament in fourth place out of seven teams. 36 hole individual scores:
Zach Kubinski – 150
Zane West-Derby – 152
Ricardo Devoto – 153
Tyler Andrews – 153
Brandon Wagner – 154
Marcos Devoto – 159
Kobe Franklin – 165
Jordan McAfee – 167
MJ Heidger 172
Jared Rottmann – 175
The Mineral Area College golf team will be back in action on Saturday, September 9th as they travel to Godfrey, IL to participate in a tournament hosted by Lewis and Clark CC.
(7/20/17) MAC golf team named Academic National Champions. Congratulations to Coach Don Huff and the entire MAC golf team on being named Golf Coaches Association of America NJCAA DII Academic National Champions!
The golf team finished the year with a 3.52 GPA.
GCAA Academic Awards
(5/28/17) Fieser finishes 36th in NJCAA Championship. MAC sophomore Tyler Fieser fineshed 36th out of 136 golfers at the NJCAA Championship. He missed earning All American honors by four strokes. The last two days of the competition he shot 79, 74. This concludes MAC's spring season.
(5/25/17) Tyler Fieser competing at NJCAA National Tournament. MAC sophomore Tyler Fieser shot 74,75 the first two days at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Mesa, Arizona. Today is the final round. Click the link below to view the current leaderboard.
NJCAA Division II National Stroke Play Championship
(5/24/17) Tyler Fieser named to PING All-Region team. Tyler Fieser, a sophomore from Cuba, MO, was named to the 2017 PING All-Region team. Tyler was one of ten players named from the central region.
(5/8/17) Tyler Fieser qualifies for National Tournament. The MAC golf team participated in the NJCAA District I Tournament on Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in 5th place. Tyler Fieser finished 2nd overall and will be headed to the NJCAA D2 Golf National Championship in Mesa, AZ from Tuesday, May 23rd – Friday, May 26th. MAC also defeated North Central Missouri College at the District I Tournament to claim the Region 16 Championship.
Team – 962 (5th overall)
Tyler Fieser – 75, 74, 75 – 224 (2nd overall)
Ricardo Devoto – 78, 82, 82 - 242
Dylan White – 81, 80, 86 - 247
Zane West-Derby – 82, 82, 86 - 250
Marcos Devoto – 87, 86, 85 – 258
Congratulations to Tyler Fieser, Ricardo Devoto, and Dylan White on being named 1st Team All-Region.
MAC golfer Tyler Fieser has qualified for the NJCAA D2 National Tournament in Mesa, AZ. The tournament will run from Tuesday, May 23rd – Friday, May 26th and will be played at Longbow Golf Club.
(5/1/17) MAC to participate in district tournament. The MAC golf team will travel to Normal, IL to participate in the NJCAA District 1 Golf Tournament from Friday, May 5th – Sunday, May 7th. The tournament will be held at D.A. Weibring Golf Course. The top three team scores and the top five individuals not on one of the three teams will qualify for the NJCAA National Golf Tournament in Mesa, AZ.
(4/25/17) MAC places 2nd in Rend Lake Tournament
Rend Lake Spring Tournament
1. Lewis and Clark 305-297 602
2. MAC 305 310-615
3. Rend Lake 622
4. Lincoln Trail 628
5. Vincennes 636
6. Kaskaskia 684
Tyler Fieser 73 73 146 1st place in a sudden death playoff.
Ricardo Devoto 75 81 156
Marcos Devoto 88 77 165
Dylan White 78 79 157
Harry Willsher 79 90 169
Zane West-Derby 84 81 165
Zach Kubinski 88 84 172
(4/11/17) Cardinals place 3rd in Lincoln Trail Tournament.
Lincoln Trail tourney scores:
Tyler Fieser 81-75=156 1st place
Dylan White 84-81=165
Ricardo Devoto 78-83=161
Marcos Devoto 84-87=171
Zane West-Derby 89-85=174
Rend Lake College 327-307=634 1st place
Lincoln Trail 325 318=643 2nd place
Mineral Area College 327-324=651 3rd place
Vincennes University 332-327=659 4th place
Oakland City College 328336=664 5th place
Kaskaskia College 380-355=735 6th place
(4/4/17) MAC participates in Webster University Tournament. Mineral Area College finished 6th place out of 11 teams in the Webster University golf tournament played today at Sunset CC. Due to rain and multiple delays due to lightning the tourney was shortened to 27 holes. MAC shot 306 yesterday to be tied for 6th and shot 154 today. Tyler Fieser shot 71-37 to tie for second place. Ricardo Devoto shot 75-38. Dylan White shot 77-40. And Marcos Devoto shot 83-41. Harry Willsher shot 86-39.
(3/29/17) Cardinals win MAC Winter Warm-Up. The Cardinals finished 1st among 4 teams to win its annual home event.
Mineral Area College 302-308=610
Lewis and Clark 308-310=618
Lincoln Trail 317-317=634
1st Tyler Fieser (-1) 143 MAC
2nd Blake Ruckman 148 LT
3rd Dylan White 148 MAC
4th Brian Gebben 153 LC
5th Jack McKinney 155 LC
Marcos Devoto 76-79--155
Harry Willsher 76-79--155
Zane West-Derby 81-82 -163
Daily Journal Article
(3/24/17) MAC plays home event this week at Crown Pointe. The home golf tournament originally scheduled for Sunday, March 26th - Monday, March 27th has been moved to Monday, March 27th - Tuesday, March 28th. The tournament will be held at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington.
(3/20/17) Cardinals start season in Alabama. The MAC golf team traveled to Scottsboro, AL to participate in the Ron Marshall Spring Fling at Goose Pond Colony in a tournament from Thursday, March 16th-Saturday, March 18th. The Cardinals finished their first tournament of the season in 13th place.
Tyler Fieser – 80, 74, 77 – 231
Dylan White – 75, 81, 85 – 241
Marcos Devoto – 82, 81, 82 – 245
Harry Willsher – 93, 83, 81 – 257
Zane West-Derby – 85, 82, 78 – 245
Ricardo Devoto – 82, 76, 79 – 237
Zach Kubinski – 103, 91, 87 – 281
Kaleb Counts – 95, 79, 83 – 257
The MAC golf team will host the MAC Winter Warm-Up at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington from Sunday, March 26th-Monday, March 27th. The tournament will be 36 holes.
(10/10/16) MAC concludes fall season. The MAC golf team wrapped up their fall season by traveling to Alton, IL to participate in a tournament hosted by Lewis and Clark CC at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course. The Cardinals finished in 3rd place as a team at the tournament. Tyler Fieser placed 3rd overall and Ricardo Devoto finished 5th overall.
(10/7/16) Cardinals finish 12th in Henderson State Tournament. The MAC golf team participated in the Henderson State Invitational Golf Tournament. The tournament ran through Tuesday, October 4th. It was held at The Arlington Course in Hot Springs, AR.
(9/17/16) Cards host Lewis & Clark. The MAC golf team played host to Lewis and Clark CC in a match on Wednesday, September 14th at Crown Pointe Golf Club. The Cardinals won the match and Tyler Fieser turned in the low score of the day.
(9/12/16) MAC playing at Crown Pointe this week. The MAC men’s golf team will host Lewis and Clark CC in a match on Wednesday, September 14th at 1:30pm at Crown Pointe Golf Club. The Cardinals just completed their second tournament of the fall season over the weekend by finishing 5th in the Vincennes Tournament.
(6/4/16) Mineral Area College Golf- MAC Golf Team Finished 14th at the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament.The MAC golf team participated in the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament in Plymouth, IN from May 24-27.
Here are the results:
Mineral (MO) Area Cardinals 317 301 309 310 1237 +85 Finish:14th
McCandless, Scott 81 69 75 73 298 +10 t-31st
Fieser, Tyler 85 72 75 76 308 +20 57th
West, Ryan 77 80 77 75 309 +21 t58th
Beck, Aaron 74 80 82 86 322 +34 t89th
Willsher, Harry 90 95 94 106 385 +97 115th
(5/16/16) Mineral Area College Golf Team will be participating in the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament May 22-27 in Plymouth, IN. The MAC golf team will be participating in the NJCAA Division 2 National Championship on May 22-27 in Plymouth, Indiana.
(4/26/16) Cardinals finish 5th at the Rend Lake Tournament. The MAC golfers went on the road to finish 5th in the Rend Lake Tournament. The Cardinals were lead by Scott McCandless who shot 73-70 (143) over the two days. Scott finished in 2nd place overall. Other MAC scores wereTyler Fieser 74-76 (150)Harry Wilsher 87-78 (165)Aaron Beck 87-83 ((170)Ryan West DNP -84
(3/30/16) MAC came in third at the Mineral Area College Winter Warm-Up.
Hannibal-LaGrange shot 308-302
Lewis and Clark shot 305-309.
Scott McCandless 72-80 3rd place
Tyler Fieser 79-80
Aaron Beck 83-75
Harry Willsher 82-85
Ryan West 92-85
Paden Himmelberg 80-87
Connor Stroburg 96-95
Jon Ettinger 97-88
(3/30/16) MAC places 3rd in Lewis and Clark Tournament. The Mineral Area College golf team competed in the Lewis and Clark Tournament on Thursday, March 24th in Godfrey, IL at the Belk Park Golf Course. MAC finished the tournament in 3rd place.
Here are the individual scores for the Cardinals:
Scott McCandless- 78
Aaron Beck- 80
Tyler Fieser- 81
Ryan West- 82
Harry Willsher- 83
Paden Himmelberg- 88
Connor Stroburg- 91
Joe Ettinger- 94
(3/21/16) Cardinals finish in 6th place in Ron Marshall Tournament. Mineral Area finished in 6th place overall in the annual Ron Marshall Tournament at Swan Lake Golf Club in Scotsboro, Alabama. Ron Marshall Tourney at Goose Pond 2016 Final Round scores:
6th place Mineral Area College:
Ryan West 75 87 78
Scott McCandless 78 76 75
Tyler Fieser 79 83 76
Aaron Beck 81 86 80
Harry Willsher 86 88 82
Paden Himmelberg 88 80 83
Connor Stoburg 90 90 94
Jon Ettinger 97 99 100
Copiah Lincoln (MS) won the event.
(3/19/16) Day 1 of Ron Marshall Tournament. The MAC golf team has officially started its spring season. Yesterday was the first day of the Ron Marshall Tournament in Scotsboro, Alabama. Here are the individual and team scores from yesterday:
Mineral Area College:
Ryan West 75
Scott McCandless 78
Tyler Fieser 79
Aaron Beck 81
Harry Wilsher 86
Paden Himmelberg 88
Connor Stroburg 90
Jon Ettinger 97
1. Copiah Lincoln -301
2. Rend Lake - 305
3. John A. Logan - 309
T4. Mineral Area College 313
T4. Vincennes 313
T4. Walters State 313
7. Grand Rapids 328
8. Lincoln Trail 330
9. Kaskaskia 333
(10/26/15) MAC defeats Kaskaskia in final Fall event. The MAC golf team defeated Kaskaskia by the score of 305-311 at Arlington Greens, in Granite City, Illinois on Saturday. Michael Pfitzner was the medalist and shot a 72.
(10/19/15) MAC places 5th in NJCAA Fall Preview. The Mineral Area golf team traveled to Plymouth, Indiana to take part in the NJCAA Fall Preview. They finished in 5th place against a very tough field. The highest finisher for the Cardinals was Scott McCandless who finished in 8th place overall.NJCAA Fall Preview Results
(9/22/15) Cardinals finish 2nd in MacMurray Invitational. The men's golf team finished with a 307 this past weekend. MAC was one of 11 teams in the field. The individual stats for the tournament were:
Scott McCandless 74
Tyler Fieser 76
Michael Pfitzner 77
Paden Himmelberg 80
Ryan West 87
Aaron Beck 84
(9/18/15) MAC defeats Lewis & Clark. The Mineral Area men's golf team defeated Lewis & Clark in a match played at Belk Park GC on Thursday, 9/17. MAC shot 297. Lewis & Clark 301. Low for MAC, and medalist for the match, was Scott McCandlesss (71). Other MAC scores were:Tyler Fieser (72)Ryan West (76) Paden Himmelberg (76)Michael Pfitzner (78)
(9/8/15) Cardinals participate in Rend Lake Tournament. The Mineral Area College golf team traveled to Rend Lake, IL to play 36 holes in the Rend Lake Tournament on Friday, September 4th. The Cards placed 4th in the tournament, shooting a 294-299 (393). Scott McCandless and Michael Pfitzner tied for 1st place in the tournament with scores of 142. Michael was the overall champion, by winning the 1st playoff hole. Here are the individual scores of the tournament:
Michael Pfitzner: 142
Scott McCandless: 142
Aaron Beck: 154
Tyler Fieser: 156
Ryan West: 158
Tyler Norton: 163
(9/1/15) Former MAC golfer honored at Webster. Matt Gordon (St. Clair, MO) was honored as Webster University's hardest working player this fall. As a part of this honor, Matt has the privilege of carrying the Folds of Honor Bag for a marine who was killed that earned a Purple Heart. He is carrying the bag for the family.
(8/6/15) Men's golf receives academic honor. The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced the 2015 Team Academic Awards this week and the Mineral Area College Golf team was one of four NJCAA Division 2 Golf teams to receive the award. Congratulations to Coach Huff and the MAC Golf team on a wonderful season on the course and in the classroom.
(5/23/15) Cards Finish 11th Place at National Tournament and Scott McCandless Receives Honorable Mention All-American Honors
The Mineral Area College Golf team participated in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament on May 19th-22nd at the Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, Alabama. The Cards had an outstanding week, finishing in 11th place out of 18 teams. Congratulations to Scott McCandless on finishing tied for 21st on the leader board. By placing in the top 26, McCandless was named to the NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American team. Here are the scores for the MAC Cardinal Golf team for the week:
Mineral Area Cardinals
294 292 306 307 1199 +47 11th
McCandless, Scott 289 +1 t-21st
Schultz, Dustin 297 +9 t-48th
Gordon, Matt 305 +17 75th
Seabaugh,Jake 316 +28 t103rd
Bader, Kellen 319 +31 t107th