ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Josh Wheeler of Tennessee Wesleyan is the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Golfer of the Week, the league announced on Monday
This is the first AAC weekly golf award of the 2013 season, and this is Wheeler's second career award.
The junior from Maryville, Tenn., helped the Bulldogs to a fifth-place finish at the Lee Univeristy Invitational in Cleveland, Tenn., last week. Due to inclement weather, only one round was played. Tennessee Wesleyan posted a team score of 301, putting it one stroke back of fourth-place Lindsey Wilson (Ky.). Host Lee (Tenn.) won the 14-team event with a 288.
Wheeler tied for sixth place individually, firing an even-par 72. He posted a 38 on the front nine but rallied on the back nine, recording a 34.
Tennessee Wesleyan also placed sixth at the Tusculum (Tenn.) Invite over the weekend with Wheeler posting scores of 75 and 79.