Firing second-round 68, van Meijel moves into tie for sixth
Men's championship set for Ranch Course at Black Diamond golf community
Mississippi State-hosted tournament scheduled for Monday, Tuesday
Tigers final-round 286 leads tournament field
McGowen tied for ninth with 18 holes to play
SPRING 2014: Saw action in all eight tournaments for the Tigers ... Best finish came at the USF Invitational where he shot a five under 211 to propel him to a seventh place finish ... Lowest round of the spring also came at the USF Invitational when he fired a 68 in the final round ... Finished the NCAA Regional tied for 32nd ... Average of 73.7 was good for second on the team behind Cory Gaylord in the spring.
FALL 2013: Competed in three of the four tournaments in the fall ... five of 11 rounds were under 70 and led the team with a 70.3 average in the fall campaign ... Finished in the top 10 in all three tournaments, including two wins ... Won the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate, his first collegiate tournament, after shooting a 69-73-66 to finish eight under and tie for the lead ... His final round helped Memphis claim the team title ... Fired a final round-66 at the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate in a shortened two-round event to post his second win in three tournaments.
Prep: The second-highest ranked junior and fifth-highest ranked amateur player coming out of the International School of Padua in the Netherlands ... Was a member of the Dutch National Team, representing the Netherlands at the 2011 and 2012 European Boys Championships as well as the 2012 Talihade Cup in Argentina ... Claimed several top-10 honors, finishing runner-up at the 2012 Dutch Junior Open and fifth at the 2012 German Junior Masters Tournament and the 2011 Italian International Amateur Tournament ... Added an eighth-place finish in the stroke play portion of the 2012 Argentina Amateur Tournament.