Tigerville, SC – Head golf coach Lew Soulsby and assistant coach Brad Caldwell are proud to announce the addition of three talented players to the Crusader family for the 2014-15 season.
For the men, Evan Gfeller competed for Montverde Academy in Howey-in-the-Hills, FL last season. As a high school senior Gfeller ranks in the Top 75 of the Florida State Golf Association for Junior Boys, whle also being a 2013 FSGA State Amateur Qualifier and Match Play Semi-Finalist.
He has competed in over 100 tournaments nationwide, including being named tournament champion of the 2012 Hurricane Junior Tour’s Kikkor Golf Series and the 2013 Greater Orlando Junior Golf Tour Summer Classic Champion.
Coach Caldwell on Gfeller … "Evan is a great competitor with a ton of competitive golf experience. We are extremely excited to have Evan join us here at NGU, he is very serious about the game and will only make our team better, he comes from a great high school program that has reputation of turning out great kids."
On the women’s side, Morgan Reece, a native of Gainesville, GA, was a key member on the AAA Region and State Champions of Gainesville High School. Reece was a two-time All-State and All-Region performer, while also being a member of the 2012 AAA All-State Team and a runner up finish at the 2012 AAA State Championship.
In addition to her success in the high school ranks Reece was also a four-time winner on the Atlanta Junior Tour and a 2012 Hall County Champion. The incoming freshman is also an active member of FCA, The Beta Club, National Honor Society and her high school’s student counsel.
Coach Caldwell on Reece … "Morgan is a great young lady with great character, who is very driven and has been very successful on and off the course. We are extremely excited about Morgan joining our program, she has had a one the more impressive junior careers that I have seen and she will no doubt make an immediate impact on the course with the team."
The women’s team has also added Meghan Burke, a transfer from in-state rival Limestone College where she spent the Fall 2013 season.
Coach Caldwell on Burke … "Meghan is going to be a huge asset to our team in the future, we are very glad to have her here at NGU. She had a great start to her collegiate career at Limestone and we are anxious to have her join us on the course in competition."