Men's golf player named SAC and NAIA National Player of the Week
Texas Wesleyan University's Rowan Lester has been named Sooner Athletic Conference and NAIA National Men's Golf Player of the Week.
A sophomore from Dublin, Ireland, Lester notched his third individual win of the season while powering the Rams to their sixth victory of the season. The Rams took the win amongst 14 teams at the NCAA Division II Dallas Baptist Patriot Invitational at Hackberry Creek.
This was the fourth career victory for Lester who is the NAIA's defending Individual National Champion.
At Hackberry Creek, Lester took the lead with a final round 68 to get to 3-under par for the tournament. He shot rounds of 71, 74 and 68 on the par 72 (6,909 yard) course, besting all 76 individuals in the field.
The Rams have completed their regular season slate with six wins in eight tournaments. They will return to action at the Sooner Athletic Conference Championships April 23-24 at Lincoln Park in Oklahoma City. The SAC currently features three of the NAIA's top-10 teams in No. 1 Oklahoma City, No. 2 Texas Wesleyan and No. 7 Wayland Baptist.