Brad Wright Tabbed Men's Golfer of the Week

Updated 4/18/2007

Brad Wright (Akron)

So. ? Cambridge, Ohio ? Cambridge

Wright led the Zips to a school record-setting third title of the season as he took medalist honors at the abbreviated Wolf run Intercollegiate. Wright’s opening round 68 (3-under) was the only round under par in the entire field, which featured 14 schools. Despite poor weather, Wright finished the event with 150 total strokes to claim a five-stroke victory and first medalist award of his career.


Other Nominees

Marc Bourgeois

Kent State

Sr. ? Dieppe, New Brunswick ? Mathieu-Martin

After firing scores of 73 and 74 in the first two rounds of the 2007 Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate, Bourgeois wrapped up the 54-hole event as the top finisher for the Golden Flashes by shooting a 71 on the final 18 holes. The senior totaled 218 strokes to finish at two-over par and in a six-way tie for 20th place.


Ben Bastel


So. ? Upper Arlington, Ohio ? Upper Arlington

Bastel helped Miami to its best finish since 2005, tying for sixth place individually and leading the RedHawks to a second place finish at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. In excessively windy conditions, Bastel shot 81-77 for a 158, the best finish of his career.


Andrew Frame

Northern Illinois

Fr. ? Manteno, Ill. ? Manteno

Frame turned in his best finish this season, placing second overall at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate and helping the Huskies to a season-best third place finish in a field of 14 teams. Frame battled severe winds and was the only Huskie to card consecutive sub-80 rounds for a total of 155 (77-78).


Ryan Siekmann


Sr. ? Dublin, Ohio ? Dublin Coffman

Against a field that included ten Big Ten teams, one SEC squad and two each from the Big East and Conference USA, Siekmann finished tied for 32nd in a field of 90 at the Kepler Intercollegiate. Battling the weather, Siekmann shot a 76 in the first round and a 79 in the second before the tournament’s final round was called off.


Justin Hull


Jr. ? Royal Oak, Mich. ? Kimball

Hull led the Rockets with a five-over par 221 and tied for 30th place at the Courtyard by Marriott Intercollegiate.



February 28: Ciaran McAleavey, Toledo

March 7: Marc Bourgeois, Kent State

March 14: Vaughn Snyder, Akron

March 22: Mark Cimarolli, Ohio

Graham Hill, Eastern Michigan

March 29: Brad Wright, Akron

April 5: Blake Statler, Akron

April 11: Brad Wright, Akron

Wayne Denger, Ball State

April 18: Brad Wright, Akron