Iowa Western Reivers

Program History

Year: Record:   Highest
National
Ranking:
(Regular Season)
National
Tournament
Finish:
2015-2016 The Men's team earned 5 regular season Championships as well as a Runner-Up finish at the NJCAA District III Championships. The Runner-Up finish earned them their 7th straight trip to the NJCAA Championships where they finished in 10th place. Dale Crothers finished tied for 9th place at the NJCAA Championship good enough to earn 2nd Team All-American Honors. He was joined by Alister Balcombe who finished tied for 18th and earned All-American Honorable Mention Honors. Alister was also named a Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award Semi-Finalist. 5 10
2014-2015 During the regular season the team earned 2 team championships, the Midland Invitational and Northeast Invitational, as well as 2 runner up finishes at the Dodge City Shoot-Out and the NJCAA National Championship Preview. The Reivers finished 3rd at the NJCAA District III Championships which earned them their 6th straight appearance in the NJCAA Naitonal Championship. 10 15
2013-2014 During the regular season the team earned 2 team championships, the Midland Invitational and the Friends of Golf Invitational, as well as 4 top-5 finishes. The Reivers finished 4th at the NJCAA District III Championships which earned them their 5th straight appearance in the NJCAA Naitonal Championships. Max McGrail finished 3rd at the National Championships, earning him his second All-American recognition, and also lead his team to 3rd place finish overall. 3rd 3rd
2012-2013 Qualified for the NJCAA National Championships for the fifth year in a row finishing the year in a row placing sixth in the nation, the best ever showing in the programs history. Carded a program best three consecutive victories at the Fun City Classic in Burlington Iowa, the Friends of Golf Invite in Beatrice Nebraska, and the Midland University Spring Shootout in Fremont Nebraska. Jose Pelayo and Max McGrail were named to the NJCAA All-Tournament Team, the NJCAA All-American Team, and the Ping All-Region Team, becoming the first players in Reiver history to achieve all three honors. The Reivers Claimed three indvidual titles as well with Jimmy Jaskose at the Community First Credit Union Invite, Max McGrail at the Ronnie Eastman Invitational, and Jose Pelayo at the Midland Unviersity Spring Shootout. 6th 6th
2011-2012 Qualified for the NJCAA National Championships for the fourth consecutive year placing 11th overall, besting the previous top placing held last season. Won the prestigous Fun City Classic at Spirit Hollow for the first time in school history marking the only time a junior college program has everl held the crown. Simon Payne became the first ever Reiver golfer to be named to the NJCAA All-American team and All-Tournament team carding a 17th place finish. 11th 11
2010-2011 Qualified for the NJCAA National Championships for the first time under new head coach Tyler Schiffelbein placing 12th overall. Won the first tournament of the season at the Bethany Swede Invitational placing three players on the all tournament team. Finished Runner - up at the NJCAA District III Championships marking the teams best ever showing. Freshman transfer Lance Lawson broke the single season scoring record set at 73.1 claiming two individual titles and the District III Runner - up individually. 11th 12
2009-2010 Saw three team titles winning the Iowa Western Fall Classic and the Nebraska Wesleyan Inivite in the Fall and the Iowa Lakes Laker Invite in the Spring. Sophomore Kevin Stanek became the first Reiver to win the District III individual title in the programs history leading the Reivers to the NJCAA National Championships in Huntsville Alabama where they placed 20th in the nation. 18th 20
2008-2009 Won five events during the regular season marking the most ever victories to date for either Reiver golf program. Took home the title in both the Fall and Spring Reiver classic, as well as both the Fall and Spring Iowa Lakes invite. Shot the lowest team total in school history at 278 to win the NWU fall classic carding ten under par. Qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament placing seventeenth after rounds of 312-321-314-297. Kevin Stanek became the first Reiver selected to the NJCAA All District III team. 15th 17
2007-2008 Won two events in the fall claiming honors at the DMACC Invitational and the Iowa Western Fall Classic. Failed to qualify for the NJCAA National Championships for the first (and only)time in the programs history. 20th NA
2006-2007 Won four events through out the Fall and Spring including both the legs of the Laker Invitational. Qualified for the NJCAA National Tournament for the first time in the programs history by claiming the at large bid for the region placing nineteenth in the final polls. 17th 19
2005-2006 Won four events in the inaugural full season of Iowa Western golf, claimed the title at the Ellsworth Fall Invitational for the first ever team title. Won three events in the Spring at the Iowa Lakes Invite, Southeastern Invitational, and the DMACC Fall Classic. Tim Murphy became the first Reiver to qualify for the NJCAA National Championships placing 25th overall and still holds the lowest round in the programs history at 67. 19th NA

Coaching Records:
National Tournament
Appearances:
2015 - 2016 2014 - 2015 2013 - 2014 2012 - 2013
2011-2012 2010-2011 2009 - 2010 2008 - 2009
2006 - 2007