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SEC Golfers of the Week - February 21

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SEC Staff
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Keenan Huskey, Sr., South Carolina

  • Earned medalist honors at the 2018 All-American Intercollegiate in Humble, Texas Feb. 16-18.
  • Shot 68, 68, 65 on the par-72 course for a 201 (-15) total, setting a new tournament scoring record.
  • Went toe-to-toe with defending NCAA Individual Champion Braden Thornberry of Ole Miss in the final round, who is currently ranked No. 2 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
  • Led the field with 18 birdies and had just three bogeys the entire tournament.
  • His 201 total was a new career low and is tied for the fourth-lowest 54-hole score in program history.
  • The victory marked the fourth of his career, tying him for second on the all-time wins list at South Carolina with All-Americans Matt NeSmith (2012-16) and Carl Paulson (1990-93).

Chandler Phillips, Jr., Texas A&M

  • Won medalist honors at the John Burns Intercollegiate (Feb. 15-17) for the second consecutive year, becoming the first ever back-to-back champion at the event which is one of college golf's oldest tournaments.
  • Phillips' performance helped the Aggies win the team title at the John Burns Intercollegiate, giving Texas A&M its fourth win in six events this season.
  • The Huntsville, Texas, native was under par all three rounds in Hawaii, finishing with back-to-back rounds of five-under par (67) to take over the leaderboard's top spot on the event's final day.
  • The win was Phillips' fourth career tournament victory (second this season) to leave him just one shy of the program record set by Anthony Rodriguez (1994-1995).
  • This season, Phillips leads the Aggies with four top-10 showings in six events and a 70.50 stroke average ... He has been under par in 13 of 18 total rounds.

Cecil Wegener, Ole Miss

  • Shot a 224 (73-79-72) at the All-American Intercollegiate (third-best score in his career) to finish 8-over (T71st).

Ainhoa Olarra, Sr., South Carolina

  • Claimed a two-shot victory to win the individual title at the Florida State Match-Up (Feb. 9-10).
  • The win marked the first medalist honors of her career.
  • Finished under par each round at the Florida State Match-Up en route to a 10-under 206, the third-lowest individual 54-hole mark in program history.
  • Has posted a top-five finish in each of her last five events dating back to the fall season. Her 73.66 career stroke average ranks second in school history.

Blair Stockett, Mississippi State

  • Finished tied for 16th in her first colligate tournament (UCF Challenge) Had a career low 1-under 71 in round one Nine birdies (4th most in tournament)