2021-22 Men's Golf News
  • Friday, July 1, 2022

    Bennett Named West Region Men's Golf Coach Of The Year

    The ninth-year head coach is named the Golf Pride Grips West Region Coach of the Year after leading Western Washington to the GNAC championships and its 23rd straight NCAA Championships berth.

  • Friday, May 20, 2022

    Nighthawks Promote Fred Sutton To Head Golf Coach

    A 10-year member of the Northwest Nazarene coaching staff, Fred Sutton will succeed longtime head coach Craig Stensgaard when he retires from college athletics at the end of May.

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022

    Five Make CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Teams

    A pair of GNAC men's golfers and a trio of conference rowers have been selected to the CoSIDA Division II Academic All-District 8 Men's and Women's At-Large Teams.

  • Monday, May 16, 2022

    Three Golfers Earn PING All-Region Honors

    Western Washington's Aidan Thain and Devin Andrews and Simon Fraser's Bailey Bjornson all made the cut for the All-West Region team after impressive performances in the regular and postseason.

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022

    Vikings Tie For 13th, SFU 19th At Super Regionals

    WWU's Devin Andrews shot at or under par for the third consecutive round, finishing tied for 15th to lead GNAC efforts as the NCAA West/South Central Super Regional concluded from Pueblo, Colorado.

  • Friday, May 6, 2022

    Vikings Stay 15th At NCAA Super Regionals

    Western Washington holds at 15th place as a team and has two golfers in the top 25 at the NCAA West/South Central Super Regionals. SFU's Bailey Bjornson is also in line for a top 30 finish.

  • Thursday, May 5, 2022

    Vikings, SFU Tied For 15th At Men's NCAA Regionals

    Both GNAC teams competing at the NCAA West/South Central Super Regional are tied for 15th while WWU's Devin Andrews is just outside the top 10 after shooting a 1-under-par 70 in the first of three rounds.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2022

    Thain Wins Player Of The Year As Vikings Scoop Awards

    After running away with the GNAC Championships and earning the top seed in the NCAA West Regional, Western Washington cleaned up the GNAC special awards with winners Aidan Thain and head coach Luke Bennett.

  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    Vikings, SFU & Fitchett Earn Men's Golf Regional Berths

    Western Washington and Simon Fraser advance as teams while Saint Martin's Tyler Fitchett earns an individual berth to the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional, May 5-7 in Colorado.

  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    Kaercher, Joplin Headline Men's Golf All-Academic Team

    The Montana State Billings senior and the Northwest Nazarene senior are four-time honorees and lead 16 total selections to the GNAC Men's Golf All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes & Noble College.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

    Thain's Championship Dominance Ends In Record

    WWU senior Aidan Thain finished the GNAC Men's Golf Championships at 14-under-par 199, the lowest 54-hole score in GNAC history at any course. Western Washington also won the team championship in a landslide.

  • Monday, April 18, 2022

    Runaway Thain: Vikings Up Big At GNAC Championships

    It's all Western Washington at the halfway point of the GNAC Men's Golf Championships, with senior Aidan Thain using a record-tying round to establish an eight-stroke lead while the team is ahead by 19 strokes.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022

    Vikings, SFU Look To Steal Crown At GNAC Championships

    Men's Golf Preview: Saint Martin's swept the team and individual honors a year ago. This year the championship returns to Coeur d'Alene Resort for the first time since 2019, with WWU and SFU the pre-tournament favorites.

  • Thursday, April 7, 2022

    Thain, Fitchett Share Medal As GNAC Dominates In Turlock

    Men's Golf Notebook: Western Washington's Aidan Thain and SMU's Tyler Fitchett shot 7-under-par 209 at the Hanny Stanislaus Invitational while the Vikings held off Simon Fraser to win the 15-team event.

  • Wednesday, April 6, 2022

    Dietz To Succeed Bishop As SMU Men's Golf Coach

    Saint Martin's replaces the retiring Kevin Bishop with one of his former players, naming former Saints' standout Zach Dietz as the program's next head coach.

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022

    Bjornson Blazes Trail At Pioneer Shootout

    Men's Golf Notebook: Bailey Bjornson led a group of three Simon Fraser golfers to finish in the top 25 at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout, as SFU finished sixth in a West Region-heavy field.

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022

    Bishop Set To Retire As Saint Martin's Men's Golf Coach

    After 14 seasons leading the Saint Martin's men's golf team, Kevin Bishop has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2021-22 season. Bishop led the Saints to the GNAC championship in 2021.

  • Thursday, March 10, 2022

    Kaercher, MSUB Third At Nighthawks Invitational

    Men's Golf Notebook: Behind Riley Kaercher's even-par score of 144, Montana State Billings finished third as a team to lead four GNAC schools at the Poppy Ridge Invitational hosted by Northwest Nazarene.

  • Friday, January 14, 2022

    Craig Stensgaard To Leave NNU At The End Of The Season

    The longest-tenured member of the Northwest Nazarene athletic department, including 23 years as head golf coach, Craig Stensgaard will leave NNU at the end of the academic year.

  • Friday, October 29, 2021

    SFU's Bjornson Closes Out Fall Season With Podium Finish

    Men's Golf Notebook: The Simon Fraser freshman shot under par in all three rounds of the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate in Hawaii, tying for third place and leading SFU to fourth as a team.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021

    Scorching Saturday Gives WWU Saint Martin's Invitational Win

    Men's Golf Notebook: The sky's the limit for Western Washington and freshman Conrad Brown, who tied for the individual title in his first college tournament while the Vikings took the team crown.

  • Friday, August 27, 2021

    Three Men's Golf Teams Earn Preseason Poll Mentions

    After a banner GNAC season in 2020-21, Western Washington, Simon Fraser and Saint Martin's are all among teams receiving votes in the Bushnell/Golfweek Division II Preseason Men's Golf Poll.

  • Sunday, August 8, 2021

    Vikings Alum Cody Roth To Play In U.S. Amateur

    The two-time All-GNAC selection becomes the fifth player from the conference to qualify for the U.S. Amateur, which tees off Monday in Pennsylvania.

  • Thursday, July 8, 2021

    Trio Of NNU Golfers Earn Academic All-District Honors

    Nighthawks men's golfers Isaac Emerson and Cole Evarts and women's golfer Taylor Entenman earn selection to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 At-Large Teams.