Northwestern's Chun Earns Men's Golf Weekly Honors

Northwestern's Eric Chun has been named the Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week.

Northwestern's Eric Chun has been named the Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week.

Feb. 16, 2011

Men's Golfer of the Week
Eric Chun, Northwestern
Jr. - Ansung City, South Korea - International Christian School

Eric Chun earns Big Ten Men's Golfer of the Week honors after leading Northwestern to the 2011 Big Ten Match Play Championship title over the weekend. Chun won all three of his matches, helping the fourth-seeded Wildcats take home their second-straight crown at the event. The junior opened the championship with a win over fifth-seeded Michigan's Matt Thompson, 2&1, in Northwestern's 5-1 quarterfinal victory against the Wolverines. Chun then defeated Illinois' Luke Guthrie, 5&3, in Northwestern's win over the top-seeded Illini in the semifinals before earning a victory against Indiana's Chase Wright, 3&1, to lead the Wildcats to a 4-2 win over the Hoosiers in the finals. Northwestern moved to 10-0-1 all-time in the annual event.

Last Northwestern Golfer of the Week: David Lipsky (Feb. 17, 2010)

2011 Men's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 9: Chase Wright, Jr., IND
Feb. 16: Eric Chun, Jr., NU

 

 

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