Lavelle Claims Fourth Career AMC Golfer Of The Week Honor

Lavelle Claims Fourth Career AMC Golfer Of The Week Honor

Mon, Oct. 2, 2017 - [Men's Golf]

Matt Barker, Sports Information Director

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The American Midwest Conference (AMC) announced Monday that Freed-Hardeman Lion golfer Easton Lavelle was named the AMC Men's Golfer of the Week based on his performance from September 25th through October 1st.

Lavelle, a Senior from Munford, Tenn, had an impressive week for the Lions, as he finished in first place out of 75 golfers at the annual Freed-Hardeman Fall Invitational, held at the Covington Country Club in Covington, Tenn. The first place finish for Lavelle marked his second individual title of the fall season.

For the week, Lavelle shot a 3-under 69 in round one of the FHU Fall Invitational and followed it up with a 2-under 70 in the final round to finish the event with a 5-under 139. Lavelle also led the Lion golf team to a first place team finish among 14 teams, including five other AMC schools in the field.

The Men's Golf of the Week nod marks the fourth time in his career Lavelle has received the honor.

Other notable performances:

Jack Clarkson, William Woods (Mo.): Shot 6-under 138 to finish third at the Mid-South . Shot a 5-under 67 in the second round, his lowest score of the season.

Dylan Smith, Central Baptist (Ark.): Shot a 3-over 147 at the FHU Invite to finish fourth and help the Mustangs to a second-place team finish. 

Men’s Nominees: Jack Clarkson, William Woods (Mo.), Dylan Smith, Central Baptist (Ark.)

2017-18 AMC Golfer of the Week Composite Award Winners (Women’s; Men’s)
Week 1 (Sept. 11) – Chloe Kraus, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.); Trevor Cronin, Columbia (Mo.)
Week 2 (Sept. 18) – Lucy Matthews, William Woods (Mo.); Jack Clarkson, William Woods (Mo.)
Week 3 (Sept. 25) – Chloe Kraus, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.); Daymond Dollens, Columbia (Mo.)
Week 4 (Oct. 2) –     Easton Lavelle, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.)