ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Creighton University men's golfer Austin Miller has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Men's Golfer of the Week. This is the first career league honor for the junior from Gering, Neb., and Miller joins Bluejay teammate Kevin Stanek as MVC Golfers of the Week this fall.
in a tie for second (of 73 entrants) at the Fairway Club Invitational on Tuesday in
Lincoln, Neb., leading the Creighton men's golf team to a seventh-place
finish. He was only one stroke behind individual champion Mike Coatman
The two-day event, hosted by the University of
Nebraska, was conducted on the 7,158-yard, par-72 Arbor Links Golf
Course. Originally planned for three rounds, it was shortened to only
two after the second round was suspended Monday evening due to repeated
Miller followed a first-round, even-par 72 with a
2-under 70 in the final round for a 142 total. He now has five rounds of
par or better in his career, though these were his first two since
The Jays are back in action Sep. 20-21 at the Kansas Invitational in Lawrence, Kan.