• Hunter Weaver, Randolph-Macon, Junior
    April 16, 2012
    Weaver, junior from Orange, Va., tied for top medalist honors at the Roanoke Invitational with a three-over 145 at the Roanoke Country Club. He opened with a three-over 74 in round one before firing an even par 71 in round two. His efforts helped Randolph-Macon to a third place team finish. The top finish marks his first collegiate medal finish and his first top-five showing of the season, which couldn't come at a better time with the ODAC Championships next on R-MC's schedule.
  • Brandon Ketron, Roanoke, Senior
    April 02, 2012
    Ketron, a senior from Abingdon, Va., was the low medalist on the Scarlet Course in the consolation bracket at Camp LeJeune this past weekend, which placed him as the best-finishing ODAC competitor in the field. Ketron fired three sub-70 rounds during the three round affair (all teams play one round on each the Gold and Scarlet courses in the first two rounds). He opened with a 3-under 69 on the par 72 Gold Course (7,040 yards), and followed that with a 2-under 68 on the par 70 Scarlet Course (6,120 yards). The Maroons as a team did not qualification as one of the top 16 teams to play in the championship bracket for round three. Ketron still stayed hot as he went under par for the third straight round with a 1-under 69 on the Scarlet Course to finish with a 6-under-par 206, two shots clear for Scarlet medalist honors.
  • Noah Ratner, Guilford, Junior
    March 19, 2012
    Ratner, a junior from continues to light up the NCAA Division III golfing ranks as he won yet another tournament over the weekend. Ratner led the Quakers to their fourth team title of the season with his school record-tying fourth medalist honor at the TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate. He shot 77-76-78--231 to win the 50-man tournament in South Carolina by five strokes. He carded the low second-round score and the second-lowest first- and third-round totals. Ratner's fourth win ties the school record set by Bill Brooks in 1983.
  • John Phillips, Bridgewater, Senior
    March 05, 2012
    Phillips, a senior from Richmond, Va., opened the 2012 fall campaign in winning fashion as he claimed individual medialist honors at the Pine Needles Intercollegiate at Pine Needles Lodge and Country Club in Southern Pines, N.C. Phillips led wire-to-wire in the two-round event, beginning with a first round 73 on the par 71 track that covered 7,015 yards. His two-over total was one shot better than second place heading into the final round. He responded with the low round of the tournament, firing a two-under 69 to return to even par and win by two strokes. The victory is the first for Phillips in 2011-12, and also marks his first top-five finish since the fall's first tournament, the Tom Kinder Memorial.
  • Mitch Robinette, Guilford, Freshman
    November 07, 2011
    Robinette, a freshman from Charlotte, N.C., shared team-low scoring honors with a five-over-par 147 at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate. After an opening-round 76, he bounced back with a career-low, even-par 71 to place 31st in the 92-man field, which was comprised of NCAA Division I golfers, save for Guilford. His 71 was the Quakers’ lowest score at the 36-hole tournament. Guilford finished 13th as a team (299-295--594, +26).
  • Noah Ratner, Guilford, Junior
    October 31, 2011
    Ratner, a junior from Asheville, N.C., earns his third consecutive weekly honor after winning his third event of the fall season. Ratner captured the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial with a one-over 141 (65-76), just one stroke ahead of teammate Andrew Thompson (70-72). Ratner helped the Quakers earn their second straight team crown (594 total). Ratner's opening round 65 set a new personal career-low and was the second lowest round in Guilford golf history. His second round 76 mark his first over par round (8 total) of the fall. He currently owns a 69.75 per round average, tops in the ODAC.
  • Noah Ratner, Guilford, Junior
    October 17, 2011
    Ratner, a junior from Asheville, N.C., picks up his second straight ODAC weekly award after winning the Golfweek Fall Invitational in Sandestin, Fla. In a field that consisted of five of the top 10 teams in NCAA head-to-head rankings by Golfstat (www.golfstat.com) entering the weekend, Ratner and Guilford completed wire-to-wire victories. Ratner opened with a tournament-low 66 on the par the 71 Raven Golf Club track, the third lowest 18-hole total in school history. He followed that with a pair of three-under par 69's to finish with a nine-under school-record total of 204, three shots clear of Hudson Keener from LaGrange College. The Quakers carded rounds of 290, 296 and 288 (+22) to win by nine strokes over Illinois Wesleyan University and the University of Texas at Tyler. Ratner currently leads the ODAC with a 69.5 per round stroke average covering six rounds of play.
  • NOAH RATNER, Guilford, Junior
    October 03, 2011
    Ratner, a junior from Asheville, N.C., collected his first collegiate individual tournament title and led the Quakers to a tie for second place in the team standings in perhaps the most high profile event of the fall season. Ratner posted a 3-under par 213 (72-70-71) to finish atop a field that included most of the top finishers from the 2011 NCAA Division III National Championships last spring, as well as other top-ranked teams. Ratner was the only player to finish under par for the tournament. The Gordin Classic-NCAA Division III Preview was played at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. That venue will serve as the host site of the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships in mid-May.
  • RICK O'CONNELL, Hampden-Sydney, Sophomore
    September 26, 2011
    O'Connell, a sophomore from Goochland, Va., was the top ODAC finisher in each of the first two events of the 2011 fall season. He began the campaign with a third place individual finish in the Shenandoah Invitational via rounds of 75 and 71 at the Winchester Country Club. His two-over par performance helped guide the Tigers to a second place team finish. In the Tom Kinder Memorial, O'Connell won medalist honors as he shot two rounds of 70 and 68 to finish six-under par, helping the Tigers place third as a team. O'Connell's 148 at the Lakeview Golf Course was two shots better than the second place finisher. His second round 68 marked the lowest individual round of the tournament.