Ziegert Named November WAC Golf Of The Month

DENVERSan Jose State’s Madeleine Ziegert and Nevada’s Kevin Lucas have been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Golfers of the Month for November.

Ziegert, a senior from Halmstad, Sweden (Allvar Gullstrand), finished in a tie for second place at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational played at the Kopolei Golf Course in Kapolei, Hawai‘i.  She opened the tournament with a 3-under 69 and finished at 3-under par for the three rounds (213--69-71-73).  Ziegert was four strokes behind the winner and was tied with UCLA’s Stephanie Kono who is ranked number one in the nation.

Lucas, a senior from Folsom, Calif. (Folsom HS), captured his first collegiate title at the Pacific Invitational in Stockton, Calif.  Lucas sunk a 12-foot birdie putt on the final hole to claim medalist honors by one stroke.  He finished 6-under par (207--66-71-70) on the par-71 Brookside Country Club course.  His birdie also gave Nevada a tie for the team title with Oregon State at 3-over par 855.