Michigan State and Purdue Claim Men's Golfer of the Week Award
Feb. 14, 2018

Co-Golfers of the Week
Michael Sharp, Michigan State
Sr. - Kendallville, Ind. - East Noble
  • Went 3-1 on the weekend to help Michigan State clinch a share of the Big Ten Match Play title, marking the Spartans' second title in three years 
  • Defeated Rutgers' Chris Gotterip 4&3 in the first round, Indiana's Brock Ochsenreiter 4&3 in the second on Friday on the Conservatory Course of the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fla.
  • Fell to Penn State's Cole Miller 2&1 before defeating Purdue's Timmy Hildebrand 5&3 in the championship match 
  • The two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree collects his first career Golfer of the Week honor 
  • Last Michigan State Golfer of the Week: Kaleb Johnson (Sept. 20, 2017)

Brian Carlson, Purdue
Sr. - Madison, Conn. - Daniel Hand

  • Posted a 4-0 record this weekend to lead Purdue to a share of its first Big Ten Match Play Championship and its first Big Ten team title of any kind since 1981
  • Defeated Iowa's Alex Schaake 2&1 in the first round and Michigan's Kyle Mueller 1-up in the second round on Friday on the Ocean Course of the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fla.
  • Posted 2&1 wins over Minnesota's Angus Flanagan and Michigan State's Kaleb Johnson in the third- and fourth-round matches, respectively 
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns his third career Golfer of the Week honor and first of the season
  • Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: Fernando Barco (March 29, 2017)

2017-18 Big Ten Men's Golfers of the Week
Sept. 6: Caleb Ramirez, Jr., OSU
Sept. 13: Griffin Barela, Fr., WIS
Sept. 20: Kaleb Johnson, So., MSU/ Oliver Whatley, Fr., RU
Sept. 27: Daniel Wetterich, Jr., OSU
Oct. 4: Peter Knade, So., MD
Oct. 11: Brendon Doyle, Sr., IND
Oct. 18: JD Hughes, Jr., PSU
Oct. 25: Dylan Meyer, Sr., ILL
Nov. 1: Dylan Wu, Sr., NU
Feb. 14: Michael Sharp, Sr., MSU/Brian Carlson, Sr., PUR