Illinois' Detry Collects First Weekly Men's Golf Award of 2013

Feb. 13, 2013

Golfer of the Week
Thomas Detry, Illinois
Fr. - Brussels, Belgium - Hanelt

  • Went undefeated in three matches to help top-seeded Illinois to its first Big Ten Match Play Championship title
  • Defeated Michigan's Brett McIntosh (5 & 4) in the quarterfinal round to help Illinois to a 4-0-1 win over the Wolverines
  • Earned 4 & 3 victories against Ohio State's Tee-K Kelly and Michigan State's Dan Ellis in the semifinal and championship rounds, respectively, helping the Illini to 5-0-0 triumphs over the Buckeyes and Spartans
  • Won or halved 38 of the 44 holes he played in the tournament
  • Earns his first Big Ten weekly award
  • Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Luke Guthrie (April 25, 2012)


2012-13 Big Ten Men's Golfers of the Week


Sept. 12        Grant Weaver, So., OSU

Sept. 19        Brant Peaper, Sr., IND

Sept. 27        John Callahan, Jr., NU

Oct. 3            Erik Van Rooyen, Sr., MINN

Oct. 11          Adam Schenk, Jr., PUR

Oct. 17          Chris O'Neill, Fr., MICH

Oct. 24          Kolton Lapa, Fr., NEB

Oct. 31          Ian Vandersee, So., IOWA

Nov. 8           Michael McGee, Sr., IND



Feb. 13         Thomas Detry, Fr., ILL