Homb Earns OVC All Newcomer Honors
DICKSON, Tenn. – SIUE freshman golfer Mitchell Homb (Dixon)has been named to the All-Newcomer Team in the Ohio Valley Conference. The awards were announced Thursday at the OVC Men's Golf Championships.
"I am so happy and proud of Mitchell being named to the OVC All-Newcomer Team," SIUE Head Coach Derrick Brown said. "He now holds the distinction of being the first SIUE men's golfer to receive a postseason award."
Homb competed in all 10 tournaments for SIUE this season. He was second on the team with a scoring average of 76.5 for the year. His top finish was second-place finish at SIUE's DoubleTree Intercollegiate in the fall.
"Mitchell had a good year for us highlighted by his runner up finish at our home meet," Brown continued.
Jacksonville State's Tomasz Anderson, the Freshman of the Year and All-OVC first-team selection, was one of four other selections on the OVC All-Newcomer team. The team also included Austin Peay freshman Tucker Wallace, Tennessee State freshman James Stepp, and UT Martin freshman Brendon Caballero.
"Mitchell represents our team well on and off the golf course and also is a member of the SIUE Dean's List," Brown added. "I'm excited for the upcoming years with Mitchell and this team. We have some of our best golf ahead of us."
The entire release from the OVC is available here.