CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Charleston Southern freshman Austin James has been named the Big South Freshman of the Week following a strong showing at last week's Badger Invitational in Verona, Wisc.
James tied for 29th out of 72 golfers with a 225 (75-75-75) at the Badger Invitational (par 72, 7,259 yards). His scores counted for the Buccaneers in all three rounds and he established season-highs for lowest round and best finish of the fall.
Campbell's Kaylin Yost (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) was selected as the Choice Hotels Big South Women's Golfer of the Week, while High Point's Sarah Bae (Cary, N.C.) is the Women's Freshman of the Week for events played Sept. 26-Oct. 2. On the men's side, Liberty's Chase Marinell (Fort Myers, Fla.) has been tabbed the Choice Hotels Men's Golfer of the Week.
Yost produced her best finish of the fall season as she claimed runner-up honors at the UNCG Starmount Classic (par 71, 6,265 yards) with an even-par 213 (69-72-72). Bae continued her strong play as she finished third at the UNCG Starmount Classic with a 1-over 214 (70-70-74). Marinell tied for ninth at the Shoal Creek Invitational (par 72, 7,234 yards) with a 2-under 214 (71-67-76).