Parker named MVC Men’s Golfer of the Week as Aces travel to PA


UE set for Lehigh Men’s Golf Invitational

ST. LOUIS– Following a runner-up finish at The Buddy this week, University of Evansville men’s golfer Carson Parker has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week.  He shares the honor with Felix van Dijk of Illinois State.

Parker shot a 4-under 67 in the final round of the tournament on Tuesday to take home a second-place finish while leading the Purple Aces to a #2 finish on the team side.  After opening the tournament with a 73, Parker scored a 4-under 67 in each of the final two rounds to finish just one stroke behind the winner.

Evansville is set to complete its fall slate this weekend with a trip to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for the Lehigh Men’s Golf Invitational.  The Grace Course at Saucon Valley Country Club will be the host course with par set for 72 and the yardage from the black tees coming in at 7,091.

Teams will play a total of 36 holes with 18 set for Friday and the final round taking place Saturday.  Joining the Purple Aces in the event will be Binghamton, Bryant, Fairfield, Hofstra, Iona, Lafayette, Lehigh, Monmouth, Rider, Siena and Towson.