Player: David Rabil

Hometown: Fairfax Station, VA
University: Christopher Newport University
Area of Study: English; Leadership Studies
Expected Graduation: 2019
Soldier Honored: Matthew W. Bancroft

2016-17 - Sophomore Season

  • Pieced together one of the most historic campaigns in program history
  • Became the fourth Captain to secure first-team PING All-American honors
  • Also was named both the State and Conference Player of the Year
  • Secured All-Region accolades as well
  • Established a new program record with a 72.7 stroke average during the year
  • Also broke the record for the lowest single round in CNU history after firing a seven-under 64 during the second round of the Golfweek Fall Invitational
  • Won the CAC Championship after posting a three-round 221 (72-76-73)
  • Also collected victories during the VSGA Intercollegiate Championship, Callaway Gardens Invitational, and Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial
  • Wrapped up his decorated campaign at the NCAA Division III National Championships
  • Posted a second-round 70 during the title meet and eventually finished with a seven-over 151
  • Notched three sub-70 rounds during the year, highlighted by a two-round, minus-11 133 (67-66) at the VSGA Intercollegiate.

2015-16 - Freshman Season

  • Earned second-team All-Conference honors during a breakout freshman campaign
  • Posted three top-10 finishes during the year, including an eighth-place showing at the CAC Championships after firing a 244, including a second-round 76
  • Had his finest finish at the Ted Keller Memorial after tying for fifth overall with a 146, highlighted by a season-best 68 during the first round of the tournament
  • Also tied for ninth at the Bay Creek Invitational in the fall with a 157 (79-78)
  • Tied for 15th at the Oglethorpe Invitational after shooting a 74-73 during the two-round tournament
  • Kicked off the spring with five straight rounds in the 70s, including a 70-77-76 at the Jekyll Island Invitational
  • Capped off the year at the NCAA Championships, tying for 59th in the country after firing a 154 (74-80) during the national tournament
  • Finished the season with a 77.2 stroke average over 21 rounds.

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