By Jed Flemming, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rowan Lester of Texas Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Men’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Lester was selected based on his performances from April 4 – April 10 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
Rowan Lester, Texas Wesleyan
So., Dublin, Ireland
• Shot a three-round 213 to finish the tournament 3-under par.
• Rowan finished first and helped lead the Rams to a first-place finish out of 14 teams at the Dallas Baptist Patriot Invitational
• With the win, Lester notched his third individual title of the season.
For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here
Nominees: Conor Brady, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) ; Will Rushworth, William Woods (Mo.) ; Colton Ryan, Central Baptist (Ark.) ; Daymond Dollens, Columbia (Mo.) ; Kameron Williams, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Joao Magalhaes, Point (Ga.) ; Tanner Harris, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Rafe Lawson, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Shawn Cook, Missouri Valley ; Riley Kemmer, Baker (Kan.) ; Jt Engelbart, Ottawa (Kan.) ; Steven Zimmerman, Shawnee State (Ohio) ; Matthew Nuttall, Faulkner (Ala.) ; Brandon Blakney, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Alex Rainville, Johnson & Wales (Fla.)
2017-18 Men's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 21): S.m. Lee, Dalton State (Ga.)
Week 2 (March 28): David Meyers, Oklahoma City
Week 3 (April 04): Alec Dutkowski, Taylor (Ind.)
Week 4 (April 11): Rowan Lester, Texas Wesleyan