Golfers earn All-Southland Conference Honors
May 3, 2010
Arlington, Texas - Zack Fischer was named to the Southland Conference's first team and Wes Worster was named the Newcomer of the Year in the annual announcment of the conference's all-conference golf teams Monday.
Fischer was named to the five-man all-conference first team for the first time in his career. Fischer was a second-team selection last season and had the conference's second-best stroke average this season at 72.18. He tied for 29th at this year's Southland tournament, but had nine top-20 finishes. His tournament win came in November at the Carter Plantation Intercollegiate.
Easton was a second-team selection after finishing strong with a win at the Jim West Intercollegiate and then was the top UTA player at the Southland Conference Tournament last week as he finished in a tie for ninth. He was an honorable mention selection last season.
Worster was selected the conference's newcomer of the year. After transferring to UT Arlington from Lon Morris Junior College prior to the season, A native of Durban, South Africa, he had a scoring average of 74.81 strokes. In 32 rounds in 11 tournaments, he had one top-five finish to go with another top-10 finish and two others in the top 20. Worster tied for 31st at the conference tournament last week. The Mavericks finished fifth as a team.
Brown finished his freshman season with a 74.60 stroke average and had two top 10 finishes.
2009-10 Men's Golf All-Southland Conference Selections
First Team School Class Hometown
Alvaro Arizabaleta Southeastern Louisiana Fr. Cali, Columbia
Philipp Westermann Southeastern Louisiana Fr. Pinneburg, Germany
Gideon Pienaar Central Arkansas Jr. Pongola, South Africa
Cedric Scotto Southeastern Louisiana Jr. Albi, France
Zack Fischer UT Arlington Jr. Texarkana, Texas
Second Team School Class Hometown
Steven Lecuyer Central Arkansas Jr. Edmonton, Alberta
Scott Kelly Sam Houston State Jr. Kingwood, Texas
Pierre-Alexis Rolland Lamar Fr. Wauvre, Belgium
Fergal Rafferty Sam Houston State Sr. Carrickmore, Northern Ireland
Bryce Easton UT Arlington Sr. Durban, South Africa
Third Team School Class Hometown
Kyle Robbins Stephen F. Austin Jr. Southlake, Texas
Hugues Joannes Lamar Sr. Brussels, Belgium
Antonio Costa Central Arkansas So. Villa Rucahue, Chile
Josh Sims Central Arkansas So. Wirral, England
Michael Carnes Texas State Sr. New Braunfels, Texas
Player of the Year: Alvaro Arizabaleta, Southeastern Louisiana
Newcomer of the Year: Wes Worster, UT Arlington
Freshman of the Year: Philipp Westermann, Southeastern Louisiana
Coach of the Year: Tim Baldwin, Southeastern Louisiana