BUENA VISTA, Va. — Introducing the members of Southern Virginia University's first-ever NCAA men's and women's golf teams.
Westminster, Md. / Winters Mill HS
A tri-sport athlete in high school, Andrew captained the soccer and tennis teams in addition to winning the 2016 county championship with the golf team. Mercer plans to study computer science and enjoyed photography, the outdoors and firearms and wants to be a weapons engineer.
Mercer attends Southern Virginia with his brother Jacques, and new sister-in-law, Taylor.
Austin, Texas / Lake Travis HS
Cameron took part in three state championships at Lake Travis High School, taking second as a team his freshman year and first place as a sophomore and junior.
As a senior Speyer moved to Syracuse, Utah and played for Syracuse High School, brining home fourth-place team honors. In addition to golf, Cameron ran cross country and competed in the professional handball circuit. He is a business management and leadership major and served an LDS mission in Romania and The Republic of Moldova, speaking Romanian.
Declo, Idaho / Skyline HS
Salt Lake City, Utah / Olympus HS
Coulson served in the Dominican Republic Santiago LDS mission and is married to Miklain Anne Hardy. He plans to study pre-med/pre-dental and have his own dental practice.
Idaho Falls, Idaho / Skyline HS
Dustin and the Skyline High School golf team placed second at the district level and eighth in state during his three-year varsity career. He won a long drive competition with a 364-yard smash and had five eagles and three top-five finished as a senior.
He plans to study business and hopes to have a career in sports broadcasting or sports marketing for the NBA or PGA. He served in the Australia Adelaide LDS mission from 2014-16.
Lehi, Utah / Lehi HS
Bailey Pfunder is a four-year player at Lehi High School, helping the team place eighth in state as a senior. She has consistently lowered her score each season and lettered in golf every year. She plans to study athletic training and sports medicine.
American Fork, Utah / American Fork HS
Bailey is in her third year at Southern Virginia University after recently returning from the Adriatic North Mission. In high school, her team finished in the top six twice during her career, while she finished in the top 20 in state all three years.
Cedar Hills, Utah / Lone Peak HS
Brinley Pulsipher was part of the Lone Peak High School golf team, winning region all four of her years there, and taking the state title in 2016. She enjoys singing, hiking and traveling and wants to teach choir or French.
Mesa, Ariz. / Mesa HS
Prineville, Ore. / Crook County HS
Sadee played golf for four years at Crook County High School. She lettered in golf as a senior and her team placed in the state tournament. She is looking to major in history and become an archivist in a museum.