Karlsen sixth MSU player in history to earn distinction
Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
Senior caps standout career with MVC academic honor
Karlsen's 3-under leaves senior one shot back for tournament
Senior fires career-best 69 in second round as Bears four shots off pace
2014-15: One of two Bears to compete in all 11 tournaments during the season ... Opened the fall finishing second at the Derek Dolenc Invitational on Sept. 8-9 with a 3-under 213 ... Fired a career-best second-round 69 at the event ... Third on the team with a 75.78 scoring average in 28 rounds ... Also finished tied for 27th overall at the weather-shortened Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational with consecutive rounds of 73 to tie for the team lead in the event ... Tied for 27th at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate on Oct. 20-21, closing the fall with a 6-over 72-75-75 showing ... Also placed in a tie for 17th at the Grover Page Classic, shooting 75-71--146 for 2-over par ... Tied for 18th at the ORU Shootout (10-over 79-75--154) ... Posted three even-par rounds and two under-par rounds on the season ... Recipient of Bank of Missouri Eagle Award, presented to MSU graduating senior with highest GPA.
2013-14: Played in six tournaments and posted an improvement of nearly three strokes from scoring average in previous years, 76.89 in 18 rounds ... Tied for 52nd at season-opening SIUE Invitational by carding 79-77-75--231 and 68th at Weibring Intercollegiate with 81-72-79--232 ... Carded 77-76-81--234 at the Snowman Getaway and 79-81-77--237 at the Memphis Intercollegiate ... Earned a career best finish at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate where he tied for 12th with a 72-71-77-220 ... His second-round 71 at Tennessee State was a career best ... Tied for26th at the MVC Championship after scoring 81-75-74--230.
2012-13: Averaged 79.67 in two tournaments -- Argent Financial Classic and ASU Red Wolves Classic ... Posted 82-80-84--246 to tie for 57th at Argent and 78-74-80--232 to place 72nd at ASU.