The Wise town council honored the UVa-Wise men’s golf team on November 22 for capturing their first ever Mountain East Conference championship.
Junior golfer Cody Large was on hand to accept the honor on behalf of the men’s golf team. Other members of the team had departed for Thanksgiving break.
The council recognized that with the MEC title, the men’s golf team will be the first athletic team at UVa-Wise team to play in a NCAA regional.
The men’s golf team are only the second UVa-Wise program to win a MEC title and are the first men’s program to do so.
Head Coach David Harvey led the team to the victory as the council recognized Alex Arnold, Nick England, Brad Hensley, Andrew Johnson, Cody Large, Zac Mullins, and Jacob Smith as the outstanding members of the team.
In May, UVa-Wise will head to The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, W.Va to compete in the NCAA Atlantic Regional.