Player: Mats Ege
University: East Tennessee State University
Graduation Year: 2024
Area of Study: Business management
2022-23 (R-Sophomore): Southern Conference Player of the Year ... PING All-American Honorable Mention … PING All-Region selection … Played for Team International in the 2023 Palmer Cup … SoCon Player of the Month (April) ... Set single-season program records in scoring average (70.00), birdies (177) and par-5 scoring (4.51) … Won the General Hackler Championship for his first collegiate win ... Won the SoCon Championship ... Played in all 13 tournaments this season for the Bucs (39 total rounds), totaling 30 rounds of par or better and 20 rounds in the 60s … The 30 rounds of par or better rank second-best in single-season program history … Fired his lowest career 18-hole score in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Classic where he posted an 8-under-par 64, while his score of 14-under-par 202 at the SoCon Championship marked his lowest 54-hole total … The 14-under 202 is tied for the eighth-lowest 54-hole total in Buccaneer history … To go with the two wins, Ege has posted seven top-10 finishes.
2021-22 (R-Freshman): Named to the All-SoCon squad in his first season with ETSU … Began his Buccaneer career on a high note with a runner-up finish in the Marquette Intercollegiate … Recorded three Top-10 finishes on the season, including sixth-place at the SoCon Championship … Played 36 rounds over 12 tournaments, averaging 72.08 strokes per round … Recorded a career-low score of 65 (-7) in the first round of the Marquette Intercollegiate … Finished the year with 21 rounds of par or better for the Bucs … His first eight rounds were par or better to start the fall … Recorded the 14th-best par-5 scoring in program history with 4.7407 strokes … Claimed three wins on the Garmin Norgescup in Norway, posting a total score of 45-under-par in three combined tournaments.