Mike McGilton Named WAC Men's Golfer Of The Month

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - The Western Athletic Conference announced the golfers of the month for September on Tuesday morning. After a strong pair of opening tournaments, New Mexico State men’s golfer Mike McGilton was named the WAC Golfer of the Month.

McGilton averaged an under-par 71.67 strokes through six rounds for the Aggies. In the season-opening Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational, he fired a 5-under, 211, to tie for third among 92 golfers. The senior golfer shot a 5-under-par, 67, in the second round that is tied for second in the WAC for low rounds on the month.

In the second tournament, McGilton rattled off a consistent scorecard at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, firing three straight rounds of 73 (+1) to finish tied for 32nd at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate. The Chandler, Ariz. natives 71.67 stroke average in the month of September is over three strokes better than his career average of 74.94.

McGilton and the New Mexico State men's golf team remain in the City of Crosses for the next tournament as the squad hosts the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, Oct. 15-16, on the NMSU Golf Course.