OKLAHOMA CITY – David Meyers of Oklahoma City University headlined the 2019-20 all-Sooner Athletic Conference men’s golf team as the league player of the year.
Santiago Chamorro from Oklahoma City collected SAC freshman of the year. Four Stars made the all-conference team as Peri’Don Castille and Carson Seals took all-SAC accolades as well.
Meyers, a senior from Johannesburg, South Africa, turned in top-five finishes in all five tournaments he competed in this season with two runner-up showings. Meyers produced a 71.44 scoring average with three eagles and 64 birdies in 2019-20. Meyers’ low round of 63 came in the U.C. Ferguson Classic on Sept. 3 at Lincoln Park Golf Course in Oklahoma City for one of his 21 career rounds in the 60s.
In his OCU career, Meyers ranks second in program history in career stroke average (72.03) with five victories. Meyers picked up his second all-SAC honor.
Chamorro, a freshman from Bogota, Colombia, forged a stroke average of 72.86 with 47 birdies this season. Chamorro finished among the top 10 three times in five starts while collecting his first career win in his last time out March 9-10 in the Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagle Classic in Bartlesville, Okla., as well as SAC player of the week.
Castille, a senior from Dallas, collected his second all-SAC nod. Castille posted 72.57 shots per round, 54 birdies and his first career victory in the Ottawa-Arizona Spring Invitational on Jan. 27-28 in Litchfield Park, Ariz. He had three top-five showings, including a runner-up finish and his low round of 67 in the U.C. Ferguson Classic. Castille’s career average stood at 74.06.
Seals, a senior from Ardmore, Okla., carded 72.29 strokes per 18 holes with 60 birdies and four eagles in 2019-20. Seals wrapped up his second career win in the Dornick Hills Invitational on Oct. 7-8 at Dornick Hills Golf & Country Club in Ardmore, Okla. Seals owns a career stroke average of 73.68.
Wayland Baptist’s Tom Harp became the SAC coach of the year. Harp collected his third SAC coach of the year award.
In 2019-20, Oklahoma City reeled in three victories and two runner-up finishes in five tournaments. The Stars retained a spot among the top 12 teams in the national rankings throughout the season and settled at No. 6 in the last NAIA top 25 of the season.