BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Capping off successful junior seasons, Lee men's golfers Evan Spence and Scott Odell were named to the All-Gulf South Second Team on Monday.Spence and Odell led the Flames to a …
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Capping off successful junior seasons, Lee men's golfers Evan Spence and Scott Odell were named to the All-Gulf South Second Team on Monday.
Spence and Odell led the Flames to a fourth place finish at last week's GSC championship. Odell finished fourth at 1-over par for the tournament while Spence placed fifth with a 2-over total. Both players were named to the GSC All-Tournament Team.
"I'm really proud of Evan and Scott, both. They have had very good years for our team, and no surprise, they are two of the hardest workers I know,'' said Lee head coach John Maupin. "They're dedication to their own games, and their desire to be great leaders for our team are greatly appreciated. I can't think of two better representatives of Lee Golf."
Delta State's Zach Zediker was named the GSC Player of the Year after winning his second straight GSC Individual title. West Georgia's Lucas Mota earned Freshman of the Year honors and West Florida's Steve Fell was recognized as the GSC Coach of the Year after guiding the Argonauts to their seventh straight and 17th overall league championship.
Lee's Maupin named
Coach of the Year
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Fresh off the program's seconds straight GSC championship the Lee women's golf team snatched up three All-GSC First Team selections and two second team honors.
Haverly Harrold, Annika Gino and Emily Felix were named to the first team while Judianne Speach and Carson McKie took home second team awards. Harrold finished second at the GSC tournament one shot back of medalist honors while Felix was tied for fourth in her first postseason tournament. McKie placed sixth, Gino was 15th and Speach finished 20th.
"I'm so excited that all five of our starters made the All-GSC team, I don't think we have had that happen before, but it certainly speaks to the depth of our line-up. It's fitting because they all played such a vital role in our GSC championship victory. These kinds of accomplishments don't come easy, each of these young ladies puts a lot of work into being a good student-athlete, so it's rewarding to see those efforts honored," said Lee head coach John Maupin.
Maupin received postseason honors as well, being named the GSC Coach of the Year for the second straight season in leading his Lady Flames to an 18-shot victory over the field in last week's championship.
"It's an honor to receive the Coach of the Year Award. It is without a doubt a shared award among our staff. I can't express how fortunate we are to have Coach Little involved with our program. She's a great assistant coach, and has been instrumental in helping guide and coach our team. We appreciate all of her time and effort," noted Maupin.
West Georgia's Franzika Bremm was named the GSC Golfer of the Year after winning her second straight medalist award. West Florida's Solange Gomez was the league's top freshman.
The Lady Flames will get set to welcome the top teams in the loaded South Region for the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional on May 6 at Cleveland Country Club. It is the fourth straight season the ladies have qualified regionals. The team had its best finish in 2017 when they advanced all the way to the national championship finishing seventh.
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