MAC Announces Men's Co-Golfers of the Week

Updated 3/26/2009

MAC Men’s Co-Golfers of the Week

Nathan Sutherland, Miami, Sophomore

Wyomissing, Pa. (Holy Name)

Event: Pinehurst Intercollegiate   

68-72-74 (214) 

Finish: 5th        

Was leading the tournament after both round one and round two. His 68 in round one was tied for his career low collegiate round and best round this season. Tournament played at famed Pinehurst No. 8 course.


Brett Cairns, Kent State, Sophomore

Courtland, Ontario         

Event: National Invitational Tournament   

70-70-73 (213) -3         

Finish: T5         

In a field that included seven top 40 teams Cairns led the Golden Flashes by earning a tie for fifth place in the individual standings. The sophomore had two eagles and eight birdies on the way to his highest finish of the season. For the tournament Carins shot a three-under 213 (70-70-73) for the third top 10 finish of his career. 


Other Nominees

Tim Lew, Akron, Freshman     

Courtice, Ontario (Courtice Secondary)    

Event: Mobile Bay Intercollegiate 

76-74-75 (225) 

Finish: 13th      

Lew finished in a team-high tie for 12th this week at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate. The only Zip to score all three rounds in the 70's, Lew posted three rounds of 76-74-75 (225) finishing tied for 12th, his highest finish to date this spring.


Brandon Lemons, Eastern Michigan, Junior   

Portage, Mich. (Portage Central)

Event: Linger Longer Invitational 

217 (74-69-74) 

Finish: T-7th     

Lemons was the top individual for the Eagles, earning a tie for seventh place with a one-over par 217 (74-69-74). Lemons' finish was his first career top 10 showing in 24 career tournaments.  Additionally, his second round 69 was his fifth round under par this season and the 11th under-par round of his career.  Competing against some of the nation's elite teams, the Eastern Michigan University men's golf team showed that it can hold its own on the links. Head Coach Bruce Cunningham's crew finished in fifth place with a 54-hole total of 895 (299-288-308) Saturday afternoon at the Linger Longer Invitational. The nation's top-ranked team, the University of Georgia, rolled to the two-stoke victory over second ranked Oklahoma State University on the 7,048 yard, par-72 Reynolds Landing Golf Course. 


Jean-Hubert Trahan, Toledo, Sophomore      

Lachenaie, Quebec (College-Saint Sacrament)

Event: Mobile Bay Intercollegiate 

75-77-75 (227) 

Finish: T17       

Sophomore Jean-Hubert Trahan led the Rockets with a 17th-place finish in the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate with an 11-over par 227.