Junior adds to his long list of honors this season
Lange one of only two C-USA Golfers honored
2014-15 saw many team and individual success stories
NCAA Lubbock Regional Third Round
Junior sets new school record with 71.39 season average
Photos from the second round of the NCAA Men's Golf Regional in Lubbock, Texas.
All photos by John Weast.
Photos from the first round of the NCAA Men's Golf Regional in Lubbock, Texas
Photos from the UALR First Tee Collegiate Classic at Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, Ark.
Photos from the final day of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate.
Photos from the first two rounds of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate.
2015 PING All-Central Region Team
2015 NCAA Lubbock Regional Participant
2014-15 Conference USA Golfer of the Year
2014-15 First Team All-Conference USA
2014-15 C-USA Golfer of the Week (Sept. 17)
2013-14 All-Conference USA Second Team
2013-14 All-Louisiana Second Team
2014 Conference USA All-Tournament Team
2013-14 C-USA Golfer of the Week (Feb. 26)
2012-13 All-WAC First Team
2012-13 All-Louisiana First Team
2014-15: The 2015 Conference USA Golfer of the Year, PING All-Central Region Team and First Team All-Conference USA honoree that set a new school record with a season average of 71.39, breaking his own school record of 72.80 set in 2013-14, as he carded that over 36 rounds in 12 tournaments as he received an NCAA Regional bid for the second consecutive year after finishing the regular season ranked 80th in the nation among individuals ... Recorded three runner-up finishes over the course of the season as he tied a school and state collegiate record for the lowest round score (62, 10-under-par) and set school records for the lowest 54-hole total (203), most par or better rounds for a season (21) and a career (49 and counting) ... Finished in the top-25 at the NCAA Regionals for the second consecutive year as he carded an even-par score (70-70-73=213) at the par-71 Rawls Course in the Lubbock Regional, finishing tied for 22nd ... Led the Bulldogs to the team title at the Memphis Intercollegiate (9/15-16) as the was the runner-up on the individual leaderboard with a 4-under-par score (68-72-72=212), earning C-USA Golfer of the Week honors for his performance ... Tied a school and state collegiate record with a 10-under-par 62 round in the final round of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (10/20-21) as he was the runner-up after falling in a playoff to North Texas' Juan Munoz, carding a school record 203 (73-68-62=203, 13-under-par) for the tournament ... Also was the runner-up at the ULM Wallace Jones Invitational (3/23-24) as he carded a 10-under-par (67-70-69=206) ... Finished third (albeit runner-up behind a pair of nationally-ranked golfers that tied for first with no playoff) as he beat six golfers ranked in the top 100 with a 7-under-par (72-68-69=209) at the Lamkin San Diego Classic (3/9-10) ... Registered another top-five finish, his fifth of the year, at the UALR First Tee Collegiate Classic (3/30-31) as he finished 2-under-par (74-70-70=214) ... Opened the year at 2-over-par (72-71-72=215) at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (9/8-9) ... Finished tied for 13th at the Conference USA Championship (4/26-29) at 3-over-par (72-73-74=219) ... Tied for eighth at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational (2/9-10) as he was 2-over-par (75-71-69=215) for the tournament ... Was 2-over-par (73-72-73=218) as he tied for 13th at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate (2/23-24) ... Carded 4-over-par (73-75-72=220) to tie for 30th at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship (4/6-7).
2013-14: Became the first Louisiana Tech golfer to receive a bid to the NCAA Regionals, receiving the fourth seed as an individual in the San Antonio Regional ... Finished the year with a 72.80 average, setting a new school record for the best season stroke average besting th eold record of 73.34 set by Matthew Harvey in 2007-08 ... Shot 4-over-par (220) at the NCAA San Antonio Regional (76-68-76=220) as he finished tied for 25th ... Received All-Conference USA second team honors and All-Louisiana second team honors ... Played in 12 tournaments, shooting a low-round score from the team in at least one round from each tournament ... Recorded a 72.8 average in 32 rounds with 14 par or better rounds, three top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes ... Tied for 52nd at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (74-74-76=226, +10) ... Tied for 21st at the David Toms Intercollegiate (79-75-69=223, +7) ... Tied for 23rd at the Louisiana Tech-hosted Jim Rivers Intercollegiate (76-70-77=223, +7) ... Tied for 12th at the ASU Fall Beach Classic (72-74-74=220, +4) ... Recorded his first top-10 finish of the year at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational (75-71-73=219, +3), recording the team's top score in all three rounds ... Tied for second at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship with a season-best tournament score of 7-under-par and a season-best round of 67 in the second round (71-67-71=209, -7), garnering C-USA Golfer of the Week honors as he notched the team's best score in all three rounds for the second consecutive tournament ... Placed third in the weather-shortened Argent Financial Classic hosted by Louisiana Tech (71-73=144, E) ... Tied for ninth at the 29th Annual Louisiana Classics (74-69-71=214, -2) ... Tied for 30th at the Lone Star Invitational (72-74-75=220, +4) ... Tied for 17th at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship (72-74-71=217, +1) ... Tied for fourth at the Conference USA Championship to claim all-tournament honors (68-73-72=213, +3), recording the team's top score in all three rounds.
2012-13: Named first team all-WAC ... Named first team all-state by the LSWA ... Named the WAC Golfer of the Month (September) ... Played in all 11 tournaments as a true freshman ... Recorded a 74.1 scoring average in 33 rounds ... Ranked second on the team in scoring average ... Recorded six Top 10 finishes ... Won his very first collegiate event as he captured the individual title at the at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate (68-67-70=205) ... Tied for fifth at the 2013 WAC Championships (70-77-76=223) ... Tied for eighth at the Bayou City Championship (69-73-72=214) ... Tied for 10th at the Argent Financial Classic (72-72-76=220) ... Tied for 10th at the BancorpSouth Intercollegiate (72-74-69=214) ... Tied for 10th at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championships (69-74-74=217) ... Tied for 15th at the Pinetree Intercollegiate (79-77-70=226).
High School: Won the South African Under 19 Match Play Championship in 2011 at Maccauvlei Golf Course ... Previous winners of this event include Trevor Immelman, Tim Clarke and Charl Schwartzel ... Finished second in the Under 19 Stroke Play event preceding the match play event ... Finished second at the 2012 Northern Open Stroke Play event held at Randpark Golf Club, shooting 69, 68, 71 and 69 ... This is one of the oldest and most prestigious events in South Africa ... It is considered the third most important after the Amateur Strokeplay and Matchplay Championships ...Also played provincial golf for Central Gauteng Union (the strongest union in South Africa) since age 12 and represented the union in all age groups ... Represented the South African Golf Union at the Jakarta Junior Golf Championships in 2011 ... Named the Gauteng Province Junior Golfer of the Year in 2011.
Personal: Full name is Victor Stephen Lange ... Parents are Richard and Suzette Lange ... Born Sept. 21, 1993 in Johannesburg, South Africa.