American College Golf Guide
Nebraska Wesleyan University NWU PrairieWolves
Men's Golf Program
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, Nebraska 68504
Organizations: NCAA Div III
Conferences: American Rivers (A-R-C)

Golf Scholarships: No No
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
100K - 250K Private 1887 1,850 38% M - 62% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 35,444 $ 35,444 $ 10,172
NWU PrairieWolves 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Augsburg Fall Invitational 09/01/2018 season Majestic Oaks GC Ham Lake MN 4
2 Frank Wrigglesworth- Blugold 09/09/2018 season Wild Ridge/Eau Claire CC Eau Claire WI 3
3 Gustavus Twin Cities Classic 09/22/2018 season Elk River/Links/Edina Elk River MN 8
4 Nebraska Intercollegiate Meet 10/12/2018 season Norfolk C.C. Norfolk NE 2
5 West Region Invitational 03/31/2019 season Berry Creek C.C. Georgetown, TX 3
6 Nebraska Wesleyan Spring Inv. 04/14/2019 season Wilderness/Hillcrest NE 1
7 Blue Boy Invitational 04/19/2019 season The Rail G.C. Springfield IL 3
8 American Rivers Champ. Rnd 1/2 04/26/2019 conf Finkbine G.C. Iowa City IA 1
9 American Rivers Champ. Rnd 3/4 05/03/2019 conf Hillcrest C.C. Lincoln NE 3
10 NCAA Division III Championship 05/14/2019 champ Keene Trace G.C. NicholasvilleKY -
NWU PrairieWolves 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
(Expanded PING Guide/Golfstat subscribers can click on a tournament name to see scores or use Interactive Score Conversion)
  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Augsburg Fall Invitational 08/31/2019 season Majestic Oaks GC Ham Lake MN 1
2 Frank Wrigglesworth- Blugold 09/08/2019 season Wild Ridge/Eau Claire CC Eau Claire WI 1
3 Gustavus Twin Cities Classic 09/28/2019 season Elk River/Links/Edina Elk River MN 6
Head Coach: Derrick Ceder
Office Phone: 402-910-1682
Fax: 402-465-2170
Email: dceder@nebrwesleyan.edu

Derrick Ceder was named Nebraska Wesleyan head golf coach in August 2015. He was head coach at Central Community College from 2010-2012. Cedar is a 2009 graduate of University of Nebraska with a degree in Professional Golf Management. He is a PGA professional. 

Nebraska Wesleyan moved exclusively to NCAA D-III and the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) in 2016. Previously NWU had dual membership in the NAIA.  

Effective August 9, 2018 the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) changed its name to the American Rivers Conference (ARC).

Nebraska Wesleyan shot rounds of 314-321=635 and missed the 36-hole cut (620) to the low 18 teams by 15 strokes, finishing 29th at the 2019 NCAA D-III Championship at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, KY. Teams played one round each at Champion Trace (7,190-yard, par-72) and Keene Run (6,897-yard, par-72) where the 36-hole scoring averages were 80.4 for Champion Trace and 78.2 at Keene Run.

The low scorers for NWU were Christian Hall (76-81=157), Jeff Paschal (76-85=161), Alex Kubik (86-76=162) and Dalton Mogul (78-84=162), who all missed the 36-hole individual cut (149).

The 2019 American Rivers Conference Championship was scheduled to be contested over 72 holes - 36 holes at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City and 36 holes a week later at Hillcrest Country Club in Lincoln, NE. The second round at Finkbine was cancelled due to weather, and the Championship was 54 holes.

Nebraska Wesleyan led wire-to-wire in the 2019 American Rivers Conference (ARC) Championship. The PrairieWolves won by four shots over runner-up Central with Luther, Dubuque and Wartburg rounding out the top five. The scoring average was 83.2 at Finkbine and 80.1 at Hillcrest.

NWU's Alex Kubik (72-72-74=218) claimed medalist honors, and Jeff Paschal (74-76-76=226) took fourth.

Nebaska Wesleyan missed the 36-hole cut and finished 30th at the 2018 NCAA D-III Championship. The PrairieWolves broke a third-round tie with Central to win the 2018 IIAC Championship.

In its first year in a new conference, Nebraska Wesleyan placed third in the 2017 IIAC Championship.

Nebraska Wesleyan finished eighth of 11 in the 2015-16 championship of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Nebraska Wesleyan finished second in the season-long 2014-15 Great Plains Athletic Conference championship, and won it in 2013-14. 

The PrairieWolves tied for 17th at the 2013 NCAA D-III Championship. Nebraska Wesleyan placed third in the 2012-13 Great Plains Athletic Conference title.

Nebraska Wesleyan missed the 36-hole cut to the low 15 teams at the 2011 and 2012 NCAA D-III Championships. The Wolves tied for 17th at the 2010 NCAA D-III Championship.  They were 10th in 2009 and 20th in 2008.

The Prairie Wolves placed fifth at the 2005 Men’s NCAA D-III Championship. They also finished in the top eight nationally in 2002 and 2004 and tenth in 2007.

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Firethorn Golf Course and Wilderness Ridge Golf Course
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1160
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1030 - 1300
Average ACT 25.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 22.0 - 28.0
Application Deadline 8/15
Acceptance Rate 78%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Art, Business and Management, Communications, Drama, Economics, Education, Foreign Languages, Liberal Arts, Music, Nursing, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Religion, ROTC - Air Force, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences, Sports Management
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