Bears classmates battle for state supremacy in match-play final
Junior takes second career weekly honor with 1-over-par week at UALR
Mather tied for fourth, Bears seventh after 36 holes
Karlsen's 3-under leaves senior one shot back for tournament
Bears set for season-opening 15-team tournament at SIUE
2014-15: Competed in 10 tournaments for the Bears ... Second on the team with a 74.72 scoring average in 25 rounds ... Had a team-best four even-par rounds and tied for the team lead with two under-par rounds ... Fired an opening round 67 -- tying for the ninth best round in school history -- to begin the UALR First Tee Collegiate ... Finished in a tie for 10th at 1-over 217 ... Best finish of the fall came in the season-opening Derek Dolenc Invitational at SIUE on Sept. 8-9 ... Carded a 2-over 218 with consecutive rounds of 72 ... Followed that tying for 25th at the weather-shortened D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate, hosted by Illinois State, on Sept. 14 ... Shot back-to-back 74s to finish at 6-over par ... Finished either first or second among Missouri State competitors in five of his 10 tournament outings.
2013-14: Solidified his status as one of the Bears' top players, improving his scoring average over two strokes from his freshman year with a 75.28 mark, which led the team ... Placed in the team's top three in nine of eleven tournaments ... Started the year at the SIUE Invitational by notching 74-74-78--226 and a tie for 29th, followed by 48th place and 78-70-78--226 at the Weibring Intercollegiate ... Tied for 19th at the Dallio Memorial with 80-77-73--230 and was 32nd at the following tournament, the UMKC Intercollegiate, at 79-73-73--225 ... Earned a team-best 11th-place showing at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate, where he shot 71-72-76 for a then career-best 219 total, which he topped the following week with his 73-69-73--215 performance at the Snowman Getaway where he tied for 13th overall ... Second on the team at the weather-shortened Argent Financial Classic after scoring 82-80--162 ... Carded 78-78-84--240 at the UALR/First Tee Classic ... Shot 78-78-74--230 at the Memphis Intercollegiate ... Tied for second at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate with his career-best-tying 70-68-77--221 ... Placed in a tie for fifth at the MVC Championships and earned all-conference after carding 72-76-73--221.
2012-13: Turned in a solid freshman season, posting a 77.37 stroke average while playing in 10 of 11 tournaments ... Best finish was at the ULM/Wallace Jones Invitational, where he tied for 22nd by shooting 78-78-74--230 ... Next best was the final fall tournament, the Austin Peay Intercollegiate, where he recorded 76-70-75--221 to tie for 25th ... Opened his collegiate career at the Fairway Club Invitational, where he shot 77-79-79--235 and tied for 42nd...Also placed 48th at the Colbert Intercollegiate with 87-89-77--253 and 42nd at UMKC after shooting 73-77-77--227 ... Shot 81-79-77--237 to finish 33rd at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship...Posted his career-best round of 69 in the final round of the Snowman Getaway, a tournament in which he finished 55th with 78-78-69--225 ... Opened the spring at Rice with 76-77-73--226 and a tie for 44th ... Tied for 42nd at the Argent Financial Classic by carding 79-78-76--233.