Ohio State and Purdue Reel in Weekly Men's Golf Accolades

March 30, 2011

Men's Co-Golfers of the Week
Brad Smith, Ohio State
Sr. - Peru, Ind. - Peru

Ohio State's Brad Smith earned first place at the FAU Spring Break Championship to lead the 24th-ranked Buckeyes to a first-place finish and give him his second career Big Ten Golfer of the Week honor. Smith shot an 8-under 208 during the 54-hole tournament en route to medalist honors for the first time in his career. The senior shot a 1-under 71 in the first round, following with 2-under 70 in round two. He concluded the event with a 5-under 67 in the third round, marking his lowest score this season.

Last Ohio State Golfer of the Week: Bo Hoag (March 11, 2009)

William Sjaichudin, Purdue
Jr. - Jakarta, Indonesia - Bradenton (Fla.) Prep

Purdue's William Sjaichudin collects his second Big Ten weekly award in as many weeks after taking medalist honors at the Butler Spring Invitational. The first-place finish, Sjaichudin's second in a row, helped the 44th-ranked Boilermakers earn their third victory of the season. Sjaichudin shot an 8-under 136 in the 36-hole competition, finishing six strokes ahead of the second-place finisher. The junior opened the tournament with a 6-under 66, following with a 2-under 70 to claim first place.

Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: William Sjaichudin (March 23, 2011)

2011 Men's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 9: Chase Wright, Jr., IND
Feb. 16: Eric Chun, Jr., NU
Feb. 23: Brant Peaper, So., IND
March 2: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL
March 9: Luke Guthrie, Jr., ILL
March 16: T.J. Howe, Sr., PSU
March 23: Chris DeForest, Sr., ILL; William Sjaichudin, Jr., PUR
March 30: Brad Smith, Sr., OSU; William Sjaichudin, Jr., PUR