CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) - Coastal Carolina junior Sebastian Soderberg (Ojersjo, Sweden) has been selected the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Golfer of the Week for events played March 15-21, it was announced today by the Conference office.
Soderberg claimed medalist honors at the Furman Intercollegiate (par 72, 6,994 yards) with a 12-under par 204 (68-68-68). He was second after two rounds and birdied his first three holes in the final round en route to his first career victory. His play helped the Chanticleers tie for third in the 21-team field and finish ahead of four Big South members. Soderberg shot in the 60s for three rounds of a tournament for the first time in his career and his 12-under par was also a career-best. In addition, his 54-hole total of 204 is both a career low and ranks as the fifth-best 54-hole score in CCU history.
Other Men's Golfer of the Week nominees: Jacobo Pastor (Charleston Southern).
2011-12 Big South Men's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 2 - Robert Karlsson, Liberty
Feb. 17 - Robert Karlsson, Liberty
March 9 - Jacobo Pastor, Charleston Southern & Sam Stewart, High Point
March 15 - Vaita Guillaume, Campbell
March 22 - Sebastian Soderberg, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 15 - Andrew Gai, Campbell
Sept. 22 - Sebastian Soderberg, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 30 - Ross Thomson, Charleston Southern
Oct. 7 - Kristopher Gray, Gardner-Webb
Oct. 13 - Andrew Gai, Campbell
Oct. 21 - Kristopher Gray, Gardner-Webb & Matt Sizemore, Presbyterian College & Vaita Guillaume, Campbell
Oct. 27 - Robert Karlsson, Liberty
Nov. 3 - Kristopher Gray, Gardner-Webb
Nov. 10 - Chase Wilson, High Point