Wheeldon Named the BIG EAST Men's Golfer of the Year

Riley Wheeldon

Riley Wheeldon

April 30, 2010

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The University of Louisville's Riley Wheeldon, a unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST Team, was named the Men's BIG EAST Player of the Year.

Last season, Wheeldon was named the BIG EAST Newcomer of the Year after the Cardinals won the BIG EAST Championship.

Wheeldon sported an impressive 73.45 stroke average and led the Cardinals at the BIG EAST Championship, finishing in a tie for eighth.The Card

Freshman of the Year honors went to Seton Hall's Brandon Park. The rookie tied with Wheeldon for eighth at the conference championship and help the Pirates to a fourth place finish overall. Park stood out amongst the freshman class with a 74.13 scoring average.

Louisville's Chris Biuso was also a unanimous first team All-BIG EAST selection for the Cardinals.

2010 BIG EAST Postseason Awards

2010 All-BIG EAST Men's Golf Team

Mike Ballo Jr., St. John's *

Evan Beirne, St. John's

Chris Biuso, Louisville *

Jeb Buchanan, Connecticut

Brandon Ellis, Georgetown

Doug Fortner, Notre Dame *

Michael Furci, DePaul

Brendan Kelly, Villanova

Kelly Kretz, Marquette

Brandon Park, Seton Hall

Vincenzo Salina, Georgetown

Max Scodro, Notre Dame

Tom Usher, Notre Dame

Adam Vaccari, Connecticut

Riley Wheeldon, Louisville *

Men's Player of the Year

Riley Wheeldon, Louisville

Men's Freshman of the Year

Brandon Park, Seton Hall

Men's Coach of the Year

Tommy Hunter, Georgetown



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