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Nelson Named ODAC Golfer of the Week

Alex Nelson standing on the golf course
Alex Nelson

FOREST, Va. - Junior Alex Nelson (Weems, Va./Lancaster) was named the ODAC Men's Golfer of the Week after his performance this past weekend at the Marlin Invitational at the Beechwood Country Club in Ahoskie, N.C.

Nelson fired an opening-round 77 on Saturday. In the second round, he improved by four strokes in shooting 73 for a two-round total of 150.

Nelson and his teammates finished tied for second out of eight team. The Yellow Jackets finished ahead of four ODAC schools: Bridgewater in fourth, Virginia Wesleyan in fifth, Eastern Mennonite in seventh and Roanoke in eighth.

For the 2018-19 golf season, Nelson is ranked in the Top 10 in scoring average in the ODAC at 74.0 per round.

Randolph-Macon will play in the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Invitational April 5-7 at the Paradise Point Golf Club.