Minnesota and Wisconsin Collect Weekly Men's Golf Laurels

Minnesota's Robert Bell and Wisconsin's Anthony Aicher (pictured) have been named Big Ten Co-Golfers of the Week.

Minnesota's Robert Bell and Wisconsin's Anthony Aicher (pictured) have been named Big Ten Co-Golfers of the Week.

Sept. 28, 2011

Co-Golfers of the Week
Robert Bell, Minnesota
Jr. – Pierz, Minn. – Pierz 

  • Tied for fifth place individually at the Fighting Irish Classic, marking the best finish of his collegiate career
  • Opened the tournament with a 1-over 71, following with a 2-over 73 in Round 2 before firing a career-low even-par 70 in Round 3
  • Helped Minnesota take third place at the event
  • Earns the first weekly honor of his career
  • Last Minnesota Golfer of the Week: Bronson La’Cassie (April 17, 2007) 

Anthony Aicher, Wisconsin
Jr. – Wausau, Wis. – East 

  • Finished in fifth place at the Louisville Cardinal Intercollegiate with a 36-hole score of 142 (-2)
  • Carded a 3-under 69 in the first round, adding a 1-over 73 in Round 2
  • Led Wisconsin to third place in the 18-team field, the team’s best tournament finish since 2008
  • The weekly award marks the first of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Golfer of the Week: Dan Woltman (April 22, 2009)

2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Golfers of the Week
Sept. 7: Tyler Duncan, Sr., PUR
Sept. 14: Alex Redfield, Sr., OSU
Sept. 21: Mason Jacobs, Jr., ILL
Sept. 28: Robert Bell, Jr., MINN; Anthony Aicher, Jr., WIS