GW golf’s lone freshman, 18-year-old Logan Lowe, has already picked up four A-10 Rookie of the Week awards and paces the Colonials with an average score of 73.13.
Four full years removed from a surprise Atlantic 10 championship, the men’s golf team is deeper than ever and in pursuit of a new championship.
After a tough 2014-15 campaign, GW golf will head to Harmony Golf Preserve in Harmony, Fla. on Friday to compete in the Atlantic 10 Championship.
Even with the strong round-three showing, scores of 308 and 298 over the first two rounds pushed the Colonials to the back of the pack with a T-14 finish out of 18 teams.
Shaffer, last year’s A-10 Coach of the Year, just completed his fifth season as head coach of the program. The team finished sixth in the A-10 tournament last weekend.
Two former men’s golfers, Martin Liu and Andres Pumariega, are Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars, two of just 146 NCAA Division I student-athletes to earn the award.
Men’s golf senior Andres Pumareiga will compete in the U.S. Open Sectional Qualifier tomorrow, looking to earn a spot in the 112th U.S. Open Championship.
The men’s golf team will head to the Grandover Resort Golf Course in Greensboro, N.C. for the three-day NCAA Regionals competition May 17-19.
The Colonials are the A-10 men’s golf champions, claiming the title after posting a two-round, 36-hole score of 8-under par 568 at the par-72 Heron Bay Golf Club. The victory ensures GW a regional bid to the NCAA tournament.
Jack Persons is the Atlantic 10 Men’s Golf Co-Rookie of the Week, his fourth league honor this season.