Men's Golf Headlines
May 5, 2018 Gallagher and Ruzen Lead Men's Golf during Round 3 of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team got off to a strong start over the first few holes on Friday morning, but the team couldn't quite keep that momentum going over the rest of the round, and would post a score of 318 for the day. Freshmen Anthony Gallagher (77) and Ryan Ruzen (78) had the low rounds for BVU.
May 5, 2018 Men's Golf Closes Out IIAC Championship The Buena Vista men's golf team came up just short of landing its first all-conference performer in eight years, but it did post its lowest total at the event, as it concluded this year's championship on Saturday afternoon at Prairie Links Golf Course in Waverly, Iowa.
April 29, 2018 Men's Golf Dips to Ninth after Tough Back Nine during Round Two of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team was in solid position for another strong score on Saturday during round two of the Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships, but the Beavers struggled a bit more on their back nine and finished with a 332 and dipped from seventh to ninth in the team standings.
April 27, 2018 Solid Opening Round of IIAC Championships for Men's Golf Freshman Ryan Ruzek fired an opening round 73 with fellow freshman Anthony Gallagher carding a 79, as the Buena Vista men's golf team posted an overall score of 316 to begin the 2018 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships.
April 26, 2018 Men's Golf Tees-Off IIAC Championships on Friday-Saturday The first round of the 2018 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships tees-off on Friday, April 27 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. Saturday's second round will also take place at the same venue with the third and fourth rounds held at Prairie Links Golf Course in Waverly, Iowa.
April 21, 2018 Men's Golf Takes Part in a Pair of Events in Preparation of IIAC Championships With the start of the Iowa Conference Championships looming next weekend, and the Buena Vista men's golf team having seen just a handful of days on the course this spring due to the amount of inclement weather, the team was able to get in a pair of rounds as it took competed in a dual against Coe on Friday before taking on both the Kohawks and Luther College in a triangular on Saturday.
March 30, 2018 Men's Golf Tees Off Spring Schedule at Knox Invite Ryan Ruzek and Logan Madren carded opening rounds of 82 and 83, respectively, to help lead the Buena Vista men's golf team during the first round of the Knox College Jim Wetherbee Invite on Friday at Galesburg, Ill.
October 1, 2017 Gallagher Captures Top-Five Finish to Lead Men's Golf at Viking Invite Buena Vista freshman Anthony Gallagher had the best 36-hole tournament of his young BVU career, taking fifth overall at this weekend's Viking Invite, hosted by Bethany Lutheran.
September 29, 2017 Men's Golf with Strong Start to Viking Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team carried its momentum from last week into the opening round of the Viking Invite, hosted by Bethany Lutheran College. The Beavers have a pair of individuals in the top-10 and sit fourth out of nine teams overall.
September 24, 2017 Another Solid Day for Men's Golf to Wrap up Wartburg Invite It may not have been quite as low as Friday's opening round, but the Buena Vista men's golf team still had a solid round of 310 on Saturday to complete the two-day, 36-hole Wartburg College Fall Invite. Freshman Ryan Ruzek takes eighth place, individually.
September 22, 2017 Freshmen with Big Day for Men's Golf Team Freshman Ryan Ruzek turned in a career-best 73 while fellow freshman Anthony Gallagher was right behind at 74, and the two helped the Buena Vista men's golf team card a 306 and sit third overall after 18 holes of the Wartburg College Fall Invite which began on Friday in Waverly.
September 17, 2017 Men's Golf Wraps up Play at Midwest DII Classic on Saturday Anthony Gallagher shot a final round 85 to lead four Beaver men's golfers that shot in the 80's on Saturday, as the men's golf team wrapped up play at the annual DIII Midwest Regional Classic in Galena, Ill.
September 15, 2017 Gallagher Fires Career Low to Begin Midwest Regional Classic Freshman Anthony Gallagher carded his lowest collegiate round with an 81 Friday during the opening round of the DIII Midwest Regional Classic being played in Galena, Ill., at Eagle Ridge Resort.
September 10, 2017 Men's Golf Lands Three Golfers in Top-10 The Buena Vista men's golf team played for the first time this fall, and the Beavers had three freshman finish the opening round of the Blue Top Ridge Shootout in Riverside, Iowa, in the top-10.
September 10, 2017 Ruzek Takes Eighth at Blue Top Ridge Shootout Freshman Ryan Ruzek didnt post the low score like he did in his first collegiate round on Saturday, but he still found himself in eighth place at the end of the season-opening Blue Top Ridge Shootout at Riverside, Iowa, hosted by Coe College.
May 18, 2017 Beaver Athletic Award Winners Announced during BVU All-Sports Banquet The annual BVU All-Sports Banquet was held on May 15, 2017, inside of the Dows Ballroom on the Buena Vista campus, with several major awards presented to student-athletes, teams and athletic staff members, for their efforts and achievements throughout the 2016-17 academic year.
May 5, 2017 Men's Golf Improves Scores from Last Week's Opening Rd of IIAC Championships Jacob Norgaard turned in a team-best 86 on Friday afternoon with Logan Madren and Sam Pulkrabek each carding 88's, as the Buena Vista men's golf team posted the best overall improvement by 33 strokes off last week's opening round.
April 28, 2017 Men's Golf in 9th after Weather-Shortened Opening Weekend at IIAC Championships Good ole mother nature has disrupted the opening weekend of the Iowa Conference's Men's Golf Championships at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, forcing just 18 holes to be played on Friday and no golf taking place on Saturday. BVU is in 9th after Friday's opening round.
April 8, 2017 Men's Golf Takes 12th at Wartburg Spring Invite Sam Pulkrabceck turned in rounds of 78 and 81 to lead the Buena Vista men's golf team during the Wartburg College Spring Invite on Friday and Saturday, as the Beavers carded a two-day total 681 to finish 12th.
April 3, 2017 Men's Golf Finishes 15th at the Loras Spring Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its four-day, two-event trip to begin the spring season on Monday afternoon with a 15th place finish at the Loras College Spring Invite.
April 1, 2017 Men's Golf Finishes Strong at Knox College Prairie Fire Invite After a rough start to the Knox College Spring Invite on Friday, the Buena Vista men's golf team showed signs of improvement during Saturday's final round and moved up three spots in the team leaderboard after posting a 337.
September 12, 2016 Men's Golf Opens Fall Schedule at Mt. Mercy Fall Classic Sam Pulkrabeck fired an opening round 77 on Saturday before a final round 90 on a breezy day on the course, and he led the Buena Vista men's golf team as it teed-off its 2016 fall schedule over the weekend.
April 30, 2016 Men's Golf Finishes Final Nine Holes of IIAC Championships on Saturday The career of John Bral came to an end on Saturday, as did the season for the Buena Vista men's golf team, as the Beavers played the back nine holes to conclude the final round of the Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships at Oneota Golf and Country Club.
April 29, 2016 Grossnickle's 76 Highlights Third Round for BVU at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team has wrapped up 63 holes of the IIAC Men's Golf Championships after playing 27 holes on Friday at Oneota Golf and Country Club. Senior John Bral is 25th with nine holes left with Devin Grossnickle close behind in 28th.
April 23, 2016 Bral Climbs up Leaderboard after Round of 75 Buena Vista senior John Bral bounced back nicely after a tough opening round 82 on Friday to card a three-over 75 on Saturday during second round action of the Iowa Conference Championships from Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 22, 2016 Men's Golf in Eighth after First Round of IIAC Championships John Bral carded the low round of the day at 82 for Buena Vista, as the Beavers completed their first 18 holes of the Iowa Conference Championships out at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City on Friday.
April 10, 2016 Bral Takes 11th to Lead Men's Golf at Wartburg Spring Invite Senior John Bral turned in a 76 on Saturday to help highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's golf team, which took part in the weather-shortened Wartburg College Invite, held at Prairie Links Golf Course.
April 10, 2016 Bral in Second after First Round of Duhawk Spring Invite Senior John Bral fired an opening round 73 on Sunday afternoon as he helped highlight the day for the Buena Vista men's golf team at the Duhawk Spring Invite, hosted by Loras College.
January 26, 2016 Weischedel Hired as Strength & Conditioning Coach Buena Vista Director of Athletics Christyn Abaray has announced that Ryder Weischedel has been hired as the university’s new Strength and Conditioning coach. He officially began his duties on Monday, January 25.
October 12, 2015 Bral and Grossnickle Each Take 22nd at William Penn Classic Devin Grossnickle and John Bral each finished with 36-hole scores of 152 to tie for 22nd place overall at the William Penn Classic, which concluded on Monday afternoon.
October 6, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Finish at Bent Tree Intercollegiate The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up play at the 54-hole Bent Tree Intercollegiate on Monday. Senior John Bral posted a four-over 76 to help lead the Beavers, which took 11th of 12 teams.
September 29, 2015 Men's Golf Wraps up Twin Cities Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team took just four golfers to the Twin Cities Classic this past weekend, and the young team showed improvement as play continued throughout the weekend of the 54-hole event.
September 27, 2015 Men's Golf begins Play at Twin Cities Classic Devin Grossnickle carded an 82 and is tied for 74th overall to lead four Buena Vista men's golfers as the team begins play in the annual Twin Cities Classic which teed-off on Saturday in Minneapolis, Minn.
September 21, 2015 Bral Ties for Fifth at Morningside Invite Senior John Bral turned in a round of 74 on Monday afternoon during the Morningside College Invite which was played in Sioux City at Whispering Creek Golf Club. Bral tied for fifth overall as BVU took 12th out of 14 teams.
September 13, 2015 Men's Golf Ties for 13th at Cropper Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team shaved 10 strokes off its overall team score on Sunday, and finished in a tie for 13th overall, to wrap up the team's opening weekend of playing during its fall schedule.
September 12, 2015 Bral Sits Two Shots Back of Lead after Round 1 Senior John Bral turned in an even-par round of 72 on Saturday in the team's first round of the fall, and he sits just two shots off the lead at the Mt Mercy Cropper Classic at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, Iowa.
June 26, 2015 Benson Hired to Lead Men's Golf Program Buena Vista Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray, has announced the hiring of Brett Benson as the university’s new part-time head men’s golf coach beginning this fall.
May 2, 2015 Men's Golf in Sixth after Three Rounds of IIAC Championships The Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships resumed on Friday morning at Thunder Hills Golf Course in Peosta, Iowa, with the golfers setting out to play 36 holes to conclude three rounds, and Buena Vista will enter Saturday's final round in sixth place overall with junior John Bral tied for second.
May 2, 2015 Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team closed out the 2015 Iowa Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon and finished seventh overall after a final round 321. Junior John Bral wrapped up play with an 85 and took 13th.
April 28, 2015 Haye Named IIAC Men's Golf Performer of the Week Buena Vista senior Brady Haye has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Golf Performer of the Week for his play this past weekend during the opening round of the IIAC Championships.
April 25, 2015 Haye is Clubhouse Leader after Rain-Shortened Weekend at IIAC Championships Buena Vista's Brady Haye fired a 1-over 73 in his first round on Friday and is the clubhouse leader following 18 holes of play from the IIAC Championships, played at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 18, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Showing to begin BVU Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team had three of its five golfers post an opening round of 75 or lower on Friday as the team began play at the annual BVU Invite out at Lake Creek Country Club.
April 18, 2015 Bral Takes Medalist Honors; Beavers Take Second at BVU Spring Invite Buena Vista junior John Bral carded a one-over round of 73 on Saturday during the final round of the BVU Spring Invite to claim medalist honors and win by two strokes after a two-day total of 144.
April 12, 2015 Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at Wartburg Invite Brady Haye turned in a team-best 75 on Saturday to help lead the Buena Vista men's golf team which finished eighth at the Wartburg College Invite.
April 10, 2015 Men's Golf in Eighth after Day One of Wartburg Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team turned in a round of 347 on Friday to begin the Wartburg College Spring Invite, and the Beavers find themselves in eighth place heading into Saturday's final round.
March 27, 2015 Men's Golf with Strong Showing during Three-Team Outing The Buena Vista men's golf team spent the first few days of its spring break trip getting several holes of practice in before taking part in a three-team competition on Thursday at Moon Valley Country Club in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
October 17, 2014 Men's Golf Sees Comeback Fall just Short in Annual Lakes Cup Event The Buena Vista men's golf team nearly made the monster comeback during the annual Lakes Cup event against Iowa Lakes CC this past weekend, but the bid fell just short as ILCC prevailed, 7-6.
September 30, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Fall Season at Twin Cities Classic The Buena Vista men's golf team moved up the overall team leaderboard after both the second and third rounds of the Twin Cities Classic which concluded on Monday, as the event also wrapped up the team's fall playing schedule.
September 29, 2014 Men's Golf Moves up the Leaderboard after Round Two of Twin Cities Classic Junior John Bral fired a second round score of 2-under 70 on Sunday to help lead a strong day for the Buena Vista men's golf team as it moved up two spots in the team standings with a score of 306.
September 28, 2014 Men's Golf begins Play at Three-Day Twin Cities Classic Sam Bredenbeck and Brady Haye each turned in a low-round of 80 on Saturday for the Buena Vista men's golf team, as the Beavers finished day one of the annual Twin Cities Classic with an overall 328 and a 17th place standing.
September 13, 2014 Bruhn Leads Men's Golf as Beavers Move up Standings on Final Day of Palace City Classic Freshman Hunter Bruhn turned in rounds of 74 and 75, respectively, for the Buena Vista men's golf team over the weekend to help lead the Beavers to a seventh place finish as a team during the 17-team field of the Palace City Classic, hosted by Dakota Wesleyan University.
May 3, 2014 Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up the Iowa Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Dubuque Golf and Country Club, taking eighth overall with sophomore John Bral placing tying for 28th.
April 27, 2014 Men's Golf Remains Eighth at the Midway Point of IIAC Championships Sophomore John Bral shaved six strokes off his opening round 85 on Friday to turn in a 79 on Saturday, but the Buena Vista men's golf team remained in eighth as the team reaches the midway point of the Iowa Conference Championships.
April 25, 2014 Men's Golf Struggles in First Round of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team didn't get the 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships off to the start it had hoped for on Friday, as the Beavers failed to have any of their five golfers break 80 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City.
April 25, 2014 IIAC Men's Golf Championship Tees-off Today The 2014 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships tees-off today with the first 36 holes of the 72-hole championships taking place at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. Today's round begins at 9:00am with Saturday's round teeing-off at 11:00am. The University of Dubuque is this year's championship host.
April 21, 2014 Men's Golf has Three Individuals in Top-5 of BVU Spring Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its own spring invite on Saturday with three individuals placing in the top-five overall. As a team, the Beavers took third of the four teams competing.
April 14, 2014 Bral Ties for Eighth to Lead Men's Golf at Wartburg Invite The Buena Vista men's golf team was able to continue its spring season over the weekend at the Wartburg College Spring Invite and tied for seventh overall among the 16 teams. Sophomore John Bral helped lead the way with his eighth-place individual finish.
September 28, 2013 Men's Golf off to Solid Start in Round 1 of Twin Cities Classic Sophomore John Bral fired a two-over 74 with Jaxson Armstrong only one shot behind, and the duo helped lead the Buena Vista men's golf team on Saturday as the team teed-off round one of the Twin Cities Classic. BVU is tied for 12th overall.
September 6, 2013 Bral Leads BVU with a Fourth-Place Finish The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up its season-opening event on Friday afternoon by finishing seventh overall during the two-day Siouxland Invite. The final 18 holes were played at The Ridge in Sioux Center with Thursday's opening round held at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City.
May 5, 2013 Men's Golf Finishes Sixth at IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team wrapped up the 2013 Iowa Conference Championships on Sunday afternoon at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City with a sixth-place team finish. Freshman John Bral was the high finisher for the Beavers with his 15th-place effort.
May 4, 2013 Bral Tied for 12th Heading into Final Round of IIAC Championships The Buena Vista men's golf team posted its lowest score of this year's Iowa Conference Championships on Saturday and remains in sixth place overall heading into Sunday's final round. Freshman John Bral moves up a spot and heads into his final 18 holes tied for 12th overall.
April 26, 2013 Men's Golf Sixth; Zinn in 15th after Opening Round of IIAC Championships The 2013 Iowa Conference Men's Golf Championships got underway at Finkbine Golf Course on Friday, with Buena Vista carding a round of 343, putting them in sixth overall. Andrew Zinn turned in an 84 and is in 15th. BVU trails the University of Dubuque by six strokes and Simpson College by 14. It's two clear of Loras and eight in front of Coe.
April 7, 2013 Men's Golf Opens Spring with Fourth-Place Finish The Buena Vista men's golf team was finally able to tee it up over the weekend to begin its 2013 spring schedule, and the Beavers hung strong with a fourth-place finish in a six-time field made up of mostly IIAC teams.
September 30, 2012 Bral Tied for 12th Heading into Final RD of Twin Cities Classic Buena Vista freshman John Bral is tied for 12th overall as he and the rest of the Buena Vista men's golf team wrap up the 54-hole Twin Cities Classic hosted by Gustavus Adolphus on Monday at Elks River Golf Club.