Texas Lutheran senior Colin Uecker received an invitation Monday to the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships, which will be contested May 14-17 at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky.
The tournament will be hosted by Transylvania University.
Uecker (pronounced "EE-ker) is the second Bulldog in program history to receive an individual invitation to the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships.
Adam Peterson played in the 2015 NCAA Championships and finished eighth overall.
In 2019, Uecker has won five tournaments, including the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship. He has eight career collegiate victories.
Uecker currently ranks 10th nationally in the Golfstat.com individual player rankings for NCAA Division III.
Uecker has an adjusted scoring average of 71.79, and he is 24-1 against players ranked inside the top 100.
He is 11-0 against players in the top 50.
Uecker is fourth in the NCAA DIII for par-4 scoring, at 4.02, and he is seventh in DIII in par-5 scoring, at 4.69.
At the NCAA Championships, the team and individual champions will be determined after 72 holes of play or the conclusion of the last fully-completed round.
Forty-two teams and six individuals not on one of those teams were selected to participate in the championships.
After 36 holes of competition, the field will be cut to the top 18 teams and top six individuals not on one of those teams.
A total of 216 participants will compete at the 2019 championships.
Thirty-two conferences were awarded an automatic qualification for the championships.