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Nilsen, Tait earn All-America golf honors for Rocky Mountain College

Posted: 5:16 PM, May 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-31 19:16:36-04

(Editor’s note: RMC Athletics release)

KANSAS CITY – Rocky Mountain College’s Reece Nilsen and Michael Tait were both selected as 2019 Third Team All-Americans by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Thursday.

Nilsen ended the season ranked 40th among NAIA golfers with a scoring average of 73.19. Nilsen finished the 2019 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship individually in 44th at 18-over-par 302.

Tait finished the season ranked 43rd among NAIA golfers with a scoring average of 73.29. At the 2019 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship, he finished in 48th at 20-over-par 304. Tait ranked first in par-3 scoring at three under-par at nationals.

Both players were also selected in 2019 to the NAIA PING All-Region West Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.