DENVER – San 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.