A-10 TAPS VAGBERG FOR ROOKIE OF THE WEEK HONOR

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU freshman Adrian Vagberg (Sollentuna, Sweden) has been named Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week, the league announced Friday.

Vagberg collects his first A-10 honor on the heels of his two best performances as a Ram. The Sollentuna, Sweden native placed fourth out of 111 competitors at the Golden Horseshoe Intercollegiate March 24-26 at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg, Va. Vagberg shot 70-72-75 at the 54-hole event and was just five strokes off the pace of individual medalist honors.

Vagberg also earned a share of 12th at the Palmetto Invitational March 11-12 at the Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C. after he shot 70-74-68 for the Rams.

In all, Vagberg is the third Ram to garner All-Atlantic 10 Weekly honors this season, joining sophomores Sachin Kumar and Kristian Tannum Donaldson, who have collected Player of the Week awards.

Vagberg and the Rams return to the course April 6-7 at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, N.C.