Player: Mats Ege

Mats Ege
Hometown: Kristiansand
University: East Tennessee State University
Graduation Year: 2023
Area of Study: Business management
Soldier Honored: David A. Gibbs

General Business major …

Standout junior player who continues a long line of outstanding South American players on the OC roster … Long hitter who has recorded numerous high finishes in national events in Argentina …
2020-21: Played in 10 tournaments (nine starts), recording a stroke average of 72.68 over 28 rounds … Named to the GCAA’s All-South Central Region list … Named to the All-Lone Star Conference first-team list … Named as LSC freshman of the year … Named to the all-tournament team for the LSC Championship … Posted six top-10 and eight top-20 finishes … Shot a pair of 1-under-par 71s and tied for third in The Hrnciar at The Territory Golf and Country Club in Duncan at 2-under 142, helping OC to the team title … Opened the spring semester with three straight top-10 tournament finishes, starting with an eighth-place showing in the Houston Classic at The Golf Club of Houston in Humble, Texas, in which he shot 70-77-72—219 (+3) as the Eagles won the team title … Tied for 10th in the Las Vegas Desert Classic at Royal Links Golf Club’s Links Replica Course in Las Vegas, shooting 68-74-74—216 (E) … Finished fifth in a 103-man field in the Broncho Invitational at Oak Tree Country Club’s East Course in Edmond, shooting 72-73-71—216 (+6) and helping OC win the team title … Had two under-par rounds, including his best of the season, while tying for sixth the Dallas Baptist Patriot Classic at Wildhorse Golf Club at Robson Ranch in Denton, Texas, shooting 70-67-74—211 (-5) … Earned all-tournament honors at the Lone Star Conference Championship at Tierra Verde Golf Club in Arlington, Texas, again posting two under-par rounds … Shot 69-77-68—214 (-2) to finish fourth individually while playing a key role in OC winning the team title … In the NCAA Division II South Central-West Super Regional at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash., shot 72-71-78—221 (+5) and tied for 15th …

2019-20: Played in six tournaments (five starts), recording a stroke average of 75.25 over 16 rounds … Named to the Lone Star Conference’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll (spring semester) … Posted one top-10 and two top-20 finishes … In collegiate debut, tied for 72nd in the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational at Tascosa Golf Club in Amarillo, Texas, opening with an even-par 71 … Tied for seventh as OC won the Missouri Southern Fall Invitational at Shangri-La Golf Club in Monkey Island, shooting 69-72—141 (-3) … Fired an even-par 72 in the second round and tied for 14th at 9-over in the St. Mary’s Invitational at The Dominion Country Club in San Antonio … Previous school: Played for Rio Cuarto Golf Club, helping his team win Argentina’s national Interclub Championship in October 2017 … Finished as the top junior in the Abierto del Centro Championship, one of Argentina’s major regional open tournaments, in 2018.