Weiss Concludes Collegiate Career
Weiss finished the NCAA Raleigh Regional in 69th place
RALEIGH, N.C. – Marshall Thundering Herd senior golfer Alex Weiss concluded his collegiate career at the NCAA Raleigh Regional on Wednesday afternoon after he finished in 69th place at the Lonnie Pool Golf Course.
“It was great to walk with Alex today as he finished his collegiate career,” head coach Matt Grobe said. “He has had an incredible career here at Marshall and will go down as one of our best golfers of all time. He has been a pleasure to coach and has been a leader since the day he stepped on campus. We will miss him next year, but he has left a very positive impact on the program and has really helped develop a culture that should help us in the future. We can’t wait to watch his golf in the future.”
Weiss’ concludes his career with a stroke average of 73.21 through 121 total rounds. The senior earned two individual honors and two runner-up trophies, while he had 11 top five finishes, 15 top 10 finishes and 19 top 15 finishes as an individual. His individual awards include being named to the Conference USA All-Conference second team and a two-time C-USA Golfer of the Week. Off the course, the Pickerington, Ohio, native was a two-time member of league’s All-Academic team. This season, the senior had a stroke average of 71.24, which is the best in program history.
Weiss finished the Raleigh Regional with a final score of 13-over 226 (76+72+78). The senior’s third round was highlighted by a pair of birdies on the back nine.
Overall, Texas, Duke, N.C. State, Augusta and Arizona State all advanced to the NCAA Championship in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Individually, Campbell's Pontus Nyholm won a three-way tiebreaker over Middle Tennessee's Marcus Byrd and Missouri's Hayden Buckley on the third playoff hole (Hole 9) to advance to the NCAA Championship in Stillwater.
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