Winthrop Sweeps Weekly Big South Men’s Golf Awards

Posted September 19, 2013 4:54 pm | Filed under Sports, Winthrop Athletics

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop teammates Zach Seabolt and Weston Bell have been selected the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Men’s Golfer of the Week and Freshman of the Week, respectively, the league office announced on Thursday.

Seabolt, a freshman from Raleigh, NC, tied for 13th with an even-par 216 (73-74-69) at the Golfweek Conference Challenge (par 72, 7,301 yards). He carded a 69 on the final day to move up from 25th-place to finish 13th.

Bell, a redshirt freshman frrom Piedmont, SC, finished the Golfweek Conference Challenge with a 230, which included two rounds in the 70s. The redshirt-freshman improved seven strokes on the final day with a 1-over 73 to help Winthrop to a 1-under team aggregate 287 and sixth-place finish in the event.

Winthrop will be back in action beginning Sunday when the Eagles compete in the Rees Jones Collegiate at Daufuskie Island, SC.