Pettersson Named 2023 NCAA Division III Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award presented by StrackaLine Recipient
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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Max Pettersson of Averett has been named the recipient of the 2023 NCAA Division III Phil Mickelson Outstanding Freshman Award presented by StrackaLine.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Rookie of the Year, Pettersson recorded six top-10 finishes in 10 events, including T4 and two shots back at the 2023 NCAA Division III Championship. The Bastad, Sweden, native also earned PING All-Region and First-Team All-ODAC honors.
Ramon Aroca Gonzalez of Hamilton, John Kim of Pomona-Pitzer, Jimmy King of St. Lawrence, Elliot Parker of Drew, Christian Wakeford of Aurora, and David Zhang of Carnegie Mellon joined Pettersson on the All-Freshman team.