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Verizon WAC Golfers of the Week Announced
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER - New Mexico State's Justin Shin and Nevada's Nikki Prichard have been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Golfers of the Week for April 9-15.

Shin, a junior from Maple Ridge, British Columbia (Thomas Haney Secondary School), posted two top-10 finishes last week. At the Wyoming Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale, Ariz., Shin tied for ninth place with a 5-under par 205 (66-70-69). He then followed that up with 2-under par 208 (68-69-71) to tie for second place at the Western Intercollegiate over this past weekend. Shin, the round two leader, finished two strokes behind the eventual champion. The tournament featured seven of the top-15 teams in the country. It is the second time that Shin has won a WAC golfer of the week or month award.

Prichard, a freshman from Newhall, Calif. (Hart HS), tied for seventh place at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic held in Chandler, Ariz., last week. Prichard finished with a 5-over par 221 (72-75-74) in posting her third top-10 finish of the year for the Wolf Pack. The 72 in the first round tied her career-best. It is the first time in her career that Prichard has won a WAC golfer of the week or month award.

Other men nominated: Jarred Bossio, Idaho; Travis Wilmore, Louisiana Tech; Kevin Lucas, Nevada; Tanner Higham, Utah State.

Other women nominated: Demi Mak, New Mexico State.


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