Big South Announces Men's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Radford redshirt-senior Weston Eklund (Charlottesville, Va.) has been selected as the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Golfer of the Week for events played Oct. 18-24, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Eklund carded a 9-under 207 (73-64-70) to share medalist honors at the ODU/OBX Collegiate (par 72, 6,560 yards) with the country's 30th-ranked golfer in Georgia Southern's Scott Wolfes.  Eklund, who trailed Wolfes' 18-hole lead by six strokes and was tied for 13th after round one, fired an 8-under par 64 in the second round to move into a tie for the 36-hole lead.  His 64 ties the lowest score in the Big South this season.  Eklund added a 2-under par 70 in the final round and helped Radford finish fourth in the 18-team field.

Other Men's Golfer of the Week nominees: Daniel Kim (Gardner-Webb), Chase Wilson (High Point).

2012-13 Golfers of the Week
Sept. 13 - Daniel Kim, Gardner-Webb & Matt Yelverton, Gardner-Webb
Sept. 20 - Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty
Sept. 28 - Chase Wilson, High Point
Oct. 4 - Niklas Lindstrom, Liberty
Oct. 19 - Chase Wilson, High Point
Oct. 25 - Weston Eklund, Radford