Hansen Named Big West Golfer of the Month

Matt Hansen's top-10 finish at the Windon Memorial Classic was his first since 2011. (Todd Hammond)
 
Matt Hansen's top-10 finish at the Windon Memorial Classic was his first since 2011. (Todd Hammond)
 

Oct. 4, 2012

IRVINE, Calif. - UC Davis junior Matt Hansen was selected the Big West Golfer of the Month for September after finishing as the Aggies' individual medalist in a pair of tournaments, it was announced Thursday by the conference office.

Hansen tied for 11th at the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational to open the season and lead UC Davis to a fourth-place finish. Behind his 3-over 219, the Aggies finished ahead of several nationally-ranked programs including No. 7 San Diego State and No. 5 Oregon.

Just five days later, Hansen turned in his first top 10 finish since 2011, tying for eighth place at the Windon Memorial Classic in Glencoe, Ill. He shot consecutive rounds of 73 for a 6-over 219 and helped UC Davis tie for fifth.

Hansen receives the conference honor for the first time since his freshman season.

UC Davis is currently ranked 26th nationally by Golfstat.