RICHMOND, Va. – VCU freshman Hanish Nagrani (Welland, Ontario) has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference's Rookie of the Week, the league announced Thursday. It's the first A-10 weekly honor of Nagrani's career.
Nagrani was rewarded for his breakout performance for the Rams Oct. 14-15 at the AutoTrader.com College Classic at Berkeley Hills Country Club. Playing in just his third tournament as a Ram, Nagrani shot 6-under for the 54-hole tournament and tied for sixth overall. His effort led VCU to a seventh place finish.
The freshman made par on 44 of 54 holes on the 6,706-yard, par 72 layout. He vaulted into the top 10 when he fired a 4-under 68 during Monday's second round. Overall, he shot 72-68-70=210, and during Tuesday's final round, he made par on 16 of 18 holes.
Nagrani and the Rams return to action Oct. 20-22 at the ODU/Outer Banks Intercollegiate at Kilmarlich Golf Club in Powells Point, N.C.