Stephen F. Austin’s Lopez Earns Men’s Golfer of the Month

first_imgHonorable Mention: Jack Lee, Nicholls; Lewis George, Central Arkansas; Carlos Trevino Houston Baptist. FRISCO, Texas – Stephen F. Austin’s Andy Lopez is the March Southland Men’s Golfer of the Month, the league announced Wednesday. Southland monthly awards are presented by Golfer of the Month: Andy Lopez, Stephen F. Austin – Fr. – Dallas, TexasLopez was SFA’s top place finisher on the individual leaderboard in two of the three tournaments last month. The freshman from Dallas averaged 72.33 per round with a low-round of 70 (two-under). His best tournament finish came at the Lake Charles Invitational where he captured his third top-10 finish and fourth top-20 placement of the 2017-18 season. The Plano West Senior High product shot par or better in each round to tie for seventh. His three-under 213 score tied his career low, three-round mark. Lopez led the Lumberjacks to a third place finish at the Lake Charles Invitational to conclude a month that saw the freshman shoot par or better in six out of the nine rounds he played. SFA closed out April competition at the Bearkat Invitational in Montgomery, Texas, and now awaits the Southland Conference Championship in McKinney, Texas, set to tee-off on April 23. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more