Metz and MacQueen finish tied for 30th to lead WCU
Final 18 holes slated for Tuesday morning at 9:15 am ET / 8:15 am CT
WCU looks to build on season-opening sixth-place finish
Freshman jumps 15 spots over final 18 holes to lead Catamounts
WCU playing in the Mizzou’s Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate
2016-17 (Junior): Played in all 12 events for a combined 34 rounds ... Led the team in scoring with a 72.44 stroke average, ranked fifth in the Southern Conference ... His seasonal scoring average ranked eighth in WCU's record books ... Named All-Southern Conference after leading WCU to a fifth-place team finish at the conference championship ... Paced the team in scoring six times on the season ... Posted three, top 10 individual finishes including a pair of third-place showings at the Memphis Intercollegiate and the Southern Intercollegiate, while collecting his first career victory at WCU with a first-place showing at the home Hummingbird Intercollegiate at the Country Club of Sapphire Valley ... Tallied a top 15 finish six times during the season ... Each of his 34 rounds were shot in the 70s-or-better with six rounds six shot in the 60s including a career-low round of 65 in the second round of the Southern Intercollegiate, matching the second-lowest round in program history ... Selected to the 2017 Spring Academic All-Southern Conference team.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to Western Carolina from Cardinal Stritch University where he was originally recruited by WCU head coach, Tim Eckberg ... Capped a strong sophomore season by garnering third team NAIA PING All-America team selection from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) ... Recorded five, top 10 finishes as a sophomore including four, top five showings ... Posted a runner-up finish at the 2015 season-opening Stritch Wolfpack Invitational including a season-low round of 69 - one of three career rounds in the 60s ... Finished tied for fourth at the 2016 NAIA Men's Golf Championships with a four-round score of 5-over par, 289 (74-72-73-70), garnering all-tournament team plaudits ... Posted a seasonal stroke average of 74.48 and finished ranked 65th nationally in the GolfStat statistics.