Mitch Mather
Mitch Mather

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lebanon, Mo.

High School:
Lebanon HS

Height:
5-10

Experience:
1VL

04/09/2013

Freshmen Boost Bears to Fifth at ULM

The Bears used their best round of the tournament to finish on a high note.

04/08/2013

Men's Golf Eighth After 36 Holes at ULM

The Bears were again led by freshman Joey Johnson, who's tied for 17th with 18 holes to play.

04/02/2013

Johnson Paces Bears to Seventh at ASU

MSU freshman again leads the way for the Bears at Arkansas State.

04/01/2013

Men's Golf Eighth in Big Field After First Day at ASU

The Bears shot 297-292--589 and are eighth of 20 teams after the first day.

03/12/2013

Johnson Leads Bears Again as Men's Golf Winds Up 11th in Louisiana

Freshman Joey Johnson led the way again for the Bears in a disappointing team finish.

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.

Background: Medalist in five of his eight tournaments at Lebanon High School as a senior...Captured the Ozark Conference title, was district runner-up, sectional co-champion and went on to finish 18th at the Missouri Class 4 High School Championship...Placed 13th at the American Junior Golf Association's Preseason Junior at Brookhaven in 2011 and finished 27th at the AJGA's Bass Pro/Payne Stewart Championship in Springfield...Also was the Missouri Golf Association Heironymous Junior Series Champion and Missouri Junior Amateur runner-up in 2010...Also was a standout football player for the Yellow Jackets, kicking a game-winning field goal to put his team in the playoffs as a senior...Played quarterback, defensive back, kicker and punter.

Personal: Mitchell Lee Mather was born July 16, 1994 in Osage Beach, Missouri....Son of Curtis and LeAnn Mather...Plans to major in Business.

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