MAC Announces Men's Gofler of the Week

Updated 10/29/2008

MAC Men’s Golfer of the Week

Brandon Lemons, Eastern Michigan, Junior, Portage, Mich. (Portage Central)        

UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate  

220 (76-69-75)          

Finish: t-13     

Eastern Michigan University junior Brandon Lemons (Portage, Mich.-Portage Central) turned in a career-best 13th place finish Tuesday afternoon at the UNCG Bridgestone Collegiate. The Portage, Mich. native was the Eagles' top finisher with a four-over par 220 (76-69-75) at the par 72, 7,197 yard Forest Oaks Country Club. Previously, Lemon's best collegiate showing was a tie for 15th with a 221(72-76-73) at the St. Mary's Invitational, Sept. 10-11, 2007, in Pebble Beach, Calif.



Other Nominees:

Tim Lew, Akron, Freshman, Courtice, Ontario (Courtice Secondary)

Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate           

75-66-70 (211)          

Finish: Sixth    

Lew led the Zips at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate finishing in sixth place carding three solid rounds 75-66-70 (5-under, 211). After finishing day one tied for seventh, Lew's finish was his highest ever as a collegiate athlete and the highest of any Zip to date this fall.


Ben Bastel, Miami, Senior, Upper Sandusky, Ohio (Upper Sandusky)

Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate           


Finish: t-17     

Bastel helped Miami to a sixth-place tie at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate among the 18-team field, the best team finish by a MAC school ... Miami led the field after the first round and was in second place heading into the final round ... Bastel shot 73-73-70 to finish in a tie for 17th place at three-over par 216 ... his 70 on the final 18 holes was the best third-round score for the RedHawks ... it was the first time this season he has been Miami's top finisher ... it was Miami's fourth top-six finish in five tournaments this fall.


Andrew Frame, Northern Illinois, Junior, Manteno, Ill. (Manteno)

Texas-Arlington Shootout     

74-78-77 (229)          

Finish: T-22     

Frame led the Huskies at the UT Shootout finishing in 22nd after shooting a 229. He shot a team-low 74 in the first round of play and his final round 77 allowed Frame to climb five spots up the leaderboard.