Because of a national title in men's cross country, a second place finish in women's cross country and a fifth place finish in soccer, the Division I Learfield IMG College Director's Cup has BYU athletics ranked fourth in the country behind Virginia, Michigan and Stanford. Boise State comes in at No. 23 in IMG Director's Cup results and ranks second among the four rivals, while Utah sits at No. 43 and Utah State ranks No. 66.
Five-time tournament champion, WCC Golfer of the Year, and the No. 1 ranked golfer in Arnold Palmer Cup standings — these are just some of the major accolades that BYU golfer Peter Kuest has received over the last nine months.
Senior Rose Huang can see her name written in four different columns in the BYU golf individual record book for her final year with BYU golf: record low for 18, 36 and 72 holes, as well as the best average score over the course of a season.
Kuest was automatically picked based off of his No. 1 ranking in the Arnold Palmer Cup standings. He was one of six players to automatically qualify for the team. The other six players are chosen by a committee and coaches to complete the twelve-man roster. This team is compiled of the top collegiate golfers in the country.
Nationally ranked and amateur golfer Patrick Fishburn ended his collegiate career with a 35th-place finish at nationals on Monday, May 28. He was the only BYU golfer to qualify for nationals after the team finished 24th at regionals.
Although such a BYU-Alabama won't be happening this season, The Daily Universe is revisiting the lone time the Cougars did square up against the Crimson Tide, a contest that resulted in a narrow 38-31 BYU loss.