The Minnesota Morris men's golf team has two players represented on the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) All-Conference Team announced Monday, Oct. 8 by the conference. Orion Collins was named UMAC Rookie of the Year while senior Kyle Och was named as an Honorable Mention selection.
Collins led the Cougars with an 80.9 scoring average this fall. That per round score ranked him 15th among all conference golfers. He finished just outside of the top ten at the UMAC Championships finishing in 11th place after rounds of 79, 80, and 81 adding to a total of 240. The first year golfer had three top ten finishes on the season which included a season-low round of 76, good for second place, at the MLC/UMM Dual.
Och wrapped up his collegiate career with a UMAC Honorable Mention selection. He also received an all-conference selection after placing third at the 2016 UMAC Championships. Och finished right behind Collins in scoring average this season with an 81.3. His season-low round of the fall was a 74 at the Viking Invite. The senior placed 19th at the UMAC Championships with a three-round score of 248 (83, 82, 83).