KUMAR NAMED A-10 GOLFER OF THE WEEK

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU sophomore Sachin Kumar (Valsayn, Trinidad & Tobago) has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Golfer of the Week for his efforts Sept. 28-30 at the Wildcat Fall Invitational, the league announced Friday.

Kumar was remarkably consistent at the event, hosted by Villanova at the White Manor Country Club in Malvern, Pa. The VCU sophomore shot 73-72-72 on the par 71 course on the way to a share of seventh place overall. He recorded four birdies during Sunday's final round as he secured a spot in the top 10.

In his short career Kumar has made 12 starts as a Ram and has recorded three top-10 finishes. Last season, he ranked second on the team with a 75.33 scoring average and registered his first career win at the Cape Fear Intercollegiate. Kumar placed seventh at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Conference Championship.

Kumar and the Rams return to the links on Oct. 12 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at the Blackthorn Club in Johnson City, Tenn.