Nicholls’ Badosa-Soler Captures February Men’s Golfer Honors

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Nicholls’ Albert Badosa-Soler is the February Southland Men’s Golfer of the Month, the league announced Wednesday. Southland monthly awards are presented by Honorable Mention: Garret Glanton, Abilene Christian; Carlos Trevino, Houston Baptist; Joris Etlin, Southeastern Louisiana; Lewis George, Central Arkansas. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Badosa-Soler led a Colonels’ squad that competed in three tournaments this past month, including a third-place team finish at the Atchafalaya Intercollegiate in Patterson, La., on Feb. 20. Nicholls next competes at the Southern Intercollege on March 12 in Athens, Ga. Golfer of the Month: Albert Badosa-Soler, Nicholls – Sr. – Girona, SpainBadosa-Soler closed out February with two top-five finishes, highlighted by tying for second at the No. 20 Florida State Seminole Intercollegiate. Helped by carding a round of 68 to begin the tournament, Badosa finished with a five-under tournament score, which was three strokes behind the No. 41 individual golfer in the country, FSU’s John Pak. With his 211, he finished ahead of two other top-100 ranked golfers and tied another. In the 55-man field at the Atchafalaya Intercollegiate, Badosa tied for third.last_img read more