2016-17 CSU Athletics Top 10 Moments | #2 Men's Golf Wins 4th Straight League Title
Cleveland State’s reign over the Horizon League continued in 2017 as the Vikings won their fourth straight League title and eighth in the last 12 seasons to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA regionals. The Vikings led the League tournament from start to finish, carding rounds of 294-302-291 to earn a seven shot victory over runner-up Oakland. Sophomore Anton Krecic claimed medalist honors at the League tournament to lead the Vikings, defeating Horizon League Player of the Year Ryan Wenzler of Wright State in a playoff. Krecic shot rounds of 71-75-69 (215) and won the playoff on the second hole. He became the seventh player in program history to win the individual title at the League championship. Senior Patrick Luth finished sixth overall at the League tournament with rounds of 73-76-72 (221) and became the first player in program history to play in the NCAA regionals four times. Luth’s scoring average of 72.7 this year was the second lowest for a season in program history, while his career average of 75.1 is sixth best in CSU history. Junior Joey Krecic tied for 10th place at the League championship, while junior Blake Prince was 13th and sophomore Nick Infanti tied for 21st. CSU was selected to compete in the NCAA West Lafayette Regional, finishing 13th at the Kampen Course.