Victor Lange Named C-USA Co-Golfer of the Week
Feb. 26, 2014
IRVING, Texas - Louisiana Tech sophomore Victor Lange and Rice freshman Kevin Reilly have been named the Conference USA co-Golfers of the Week following solid performances at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship.
Co-Men's Golfer of the Week - Victor Lange, Louisiana Tech, So., Johannesburg, South Africa
Lange shot 7-under-par (71-67-71=209) at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship to finish in a tie for second. On Saturday, he shot a 5-under-par 67 marking the second-best round for any player in that tournament to that point. His 67 score on the second day marked a career-low round for the sophomore from Johannesburg, South Africa, and also marked the best round of any Conference USA golfer this week. With his second-place finish, Lange was named to the All-Tournament Team. Lange's best hole of the tournament came on the par-5 hole No. 8 where he shot 5-under for the tournament as he eagled the hole on Saturday and Sunday (birdied Friday). This is the first Conference USA weekly honor of Lange's career.
Co-Men's Golfer of the Week - Kevin Reilly, Rice, Fr., Oviedo, Fla.
Reilly led the Owls throughout the final two rounds of play at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship, finishing in ninth place with a 4-under 211 (71-71-69). The rookie carded 10 birdies over 54 holes, including four in Sunday's final round. His 39 pars ranked in the top 10 of the strong national field, and he posted a cumulative four-under on the event's par fives. Reilly leads Rice with a 72.44 stroke average on the season and this week's event was his third top-10 finish of the 2013-14 campaign. The Owls, who placed sixth overall, finished ahead of No. 14 USF and all three competing C-USA teams at the event (Charlotte, Louisiana Tech, UTSA). This is the first Golfer of the Week honor of Reilly's career.
Louisiana Tech is next in action on Monday as the Bulldogs host the Argent Financial Classic at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant, La.
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