2017 Southern Virginia Golf Roster

2017 Southern Virginia Golf Roster

BUENA VISTA, Va. — Introducing the members of Southern Virginia University's first-ever NCAA men's and women's golf teams.

Men's Team

Andrew Mercer

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.

 

Cameron Speyer
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. 

 

Christian Kidd
Declo, Idaho / Skyline HS

 

Coulson Hardy
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.

 

Dustin Taylor
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. 

 

Women's Team

Bailey Pfunder
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.

 

Bailey Rusick
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.

 

Brinley Pulsipher
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.

 

Caroline Pitcher
Mesa, Ariz. / Mesa HS

 

Sadee Moss   
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.