BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania – West Point Army senior Dragon Theam and Richmond rookie Hannah Lydic won the Patriot League Men’s and Women’s Golfer of the Week honors, respectively, when the league office announced the honors.

Theam won the Patriot League Men’s Golfer of the Week award after hitting a par 134 8-under (65-69) at Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate to finish second out of 90 golfers.

Lydic was named Patriot League Female Golfer of the Week after earning individual medalist honors at the William & Mary Invitational at the Kingsmill Resort River Course par 72. She won the tournament by seven strokes while breaking the record 54-hole course of Richmond by 10 strokes.


Boston University sophomore Christy Chen, Bucknell freshman Paige Richter, Holy Cross sophomore Owen Egan, Lehigh senior David Hurly and Loyola Maryland junior Mike Crowley received honorable mentions for their performance last week.



PATRIOT LEAGUE MAN GOLFER OF THE WEEK

Dragon Theam, Army West Point, Sr., Jacksonville, Fla./Bolles School
* Theam shot a par 134 8-under (65-69) to finish second out of 90 golfers at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate par 71 at Shuttle Meadow Country Club in Berlin, Connecticut.
* He shot a par 65 6-under with six birdies in the first round.



PATRIOT LEAGUE FEMALE GOLFER OF THE WEEK

Hannah Lydic, Richmond, France, Ocean View, Del./Sussex Academy
* Lydic earned individual medalist honors at the 54-hole William & Mary Invitational shooting a par 205 11-under (65-71-69) to win by seven strokes.
*His total of 205 over 54 holes broke Richmond’s individual tournament points record by 10 strokes.
* Ocean View native Del. shot a par 65 from 7 under in the first round to break Richmond’s one-round scoring record by two shots.



HONORABLE MENTION

Christy Chen, Boston University, So., Guangzhou, China/Guangzhou School of Foreign Languages
*Chen shot a par 216 from 3 over (68-77-71) to finish 13th out of 81 competitors at the 54-hole Yale Invitational. The runner-up shared the lead after the first round, shooting a par 68 3-under collegiate-best at Yale Golf Course’s par 71 in New Haven, Connecticut.



Paige Richter, Bucknell, Sr., Camp Hill, PA/Camp Hill
* Richter shot a par 227 from 11 over (73-78-76) to finish tied for 19th out of 60 golfers at the William & Mary Invitational at the par-72 Kingsmill Resort River Course.



Owen Egan, St. Croix, So., Winchester, Mass./Winchester
*Egan shot a par 138 4-under (69-69) at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial Collegiate 36-hole course at Shuttle Meadow Country Club par 71 in Berlin, Connecticut.



David Hurly, Lehigh, Sr., Newtown Square, PA/Haverford School
*Hurly tied for ninth shooting a par 203 7-under (68-67-68) at Doc Gimmler at the par-70 Bethpage Red Course in Farmingdale, NY



Mike Crowley, Loyola Maryland, Jr., Hunt Valley, Maryland/Calvert Hill
*Crowley shot a par 219 from 3 over (75-72-72) to finish tied for 25th in the Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University Golf Club par 72. His strong performance helped the Greyhounds pass Princeton, Penn State and East Carolina in the team standings.



Male Golfer of the Week
9.7 – Jackson Bussell, Bucknell, Sr.
9.14 – Dragon Theam, West Point Army, Sr.



Female Golfer of the Week
9.7 – No nominees
9.14 – Hannah Lydic, Richmond, p.



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