CAA Weekly Golf Awards – September 14

CAA Weekly Golf Awards – September 14

RICHMOND, Va. (September 14, 2022) – William & Mary Graduate Student Matthew Feinstein and sophomore year of Charleston Emma Schimpf are the Colonial Athletic Association‘s Golfers of the Week for recent performances.

Matthew Feinstein, William and Mary
Graduate student | McLean, Virginia/Langley
Feinstein won the VCU Shootout with a tournament-tying record of 15 under 201, which was also the lowest score since the tournament moved to the Country Club of Virginia in 2015. He birdied his final hole to take the victory , capping a bogeyless 36-hole final with 12 birdies. He also bettered the W&M school record previously to 14 under par.

Emma SchimpfCharleston
Second year | Daniel Island, SC/Oceanside Collegiate Academy

Schimpf tied for second at the Cougar Classic with an 8-under 205 against a field that included 14 Power 5 programs. The reigning CAA Rookie of the Year was 3-under in Tuesday’s final round with three birdies and led the pack with a par 4 score of 3.73.

Notes for men
Drexel, William and Mary, Elonand North Carolina A&T participated Monday and Tuesday in Richmond at the VCU Shootout… William & Mary’s Matthew Feinstein earned medalist honors with a tournament-record 15-under program…Drexel was the best CAA team on the field tied for sixth, while William and Mary were tied for ninth, Elon ranked 11e and North Carolina A&T was 14eDelaware placed fourth in the Golfweek Fall Challenge with a top five of Sparky Ariyachatvakin Hofstra was trailed to Doc Gimmler by a fourth-place finish from Dino Capazariowho established a program at 200 (-10) over 54 holes on the par 70 course… Towson placed fourth as a team at the same event with Jeremy Summerson in the top 15… monmouth was led by Travis Dix at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial… UNCW tied for sixth at the Rod Myers Intercollegiate with Patrick Sparks and Walker Isley in the top 20.

Notes on women
Elon won the William & Mary Fall Invitational with Towson finishing fifth and William and Mary seventh … that of Elon Annabelle Ackroyd and William and Maryit is Sarah Houle tied for fifth, while Leiu Yuenyong and Phoenix Tigers Odette Police Garcia tied for seventh… Charleston jumped six spots on the final day of the Cougar Classic to finish third, ahead of 12 Power 5 programs and 10 top-50s… Emma Schimpf tied for second individually at 205… UNCW was second and Delaware ranked sixth as a team in the Golfweek all Challenge… The Seahawks were led by the top 10 results of Mallory Fobes (207) and Phu Khine (210) and a record-breaking program round to close out the tournament, while the Blue Hens were trailing by a fourth-place finish from Christina Carroll with a program-record 207.

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