Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

April 7, 2008

Name: Cole Turner
Sport: Golf
Cl.: Sophomore
Hometown: Marion, IN
High School: Lakeview Christian Academy

GW sophomore Cole Turner was just one stroke off the pace with a two-round 140 (70-70) to finish third in a field of 59 golfers at the Notre Dame Irish Invitational men's golf tournament in South Bend, IN. The one-day, 36-hole event was played Saturday on the par 70, 7,023-yard Warren Golf Course.

An Indiana native, Turner averaged 2.88 strokes (-1) on the par-three holes and an even-par four strokes on all par-four holes. He birdied six of the 36 holes and both of his even-par rounds on Saturday matched his single-round career low. As a result, Turner was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week for men's golf. His 75.2 stroke average ranks third on the squad.

Turner's efforts helped the Colonials to a fourth-place finish in the nine-team field with a total 586 (290-296), 26 over par and three strokes behind third-place Cleveland State (583).