Velasquez Garners Pac-10 Golfer of the Month

June 15, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Oregon State's Diego Velasquez has been named Pacific-10 Conference Golfer of the Month for May/June 2010.

Velasquez, a senior from Bogota, Colombia, finished fourth at the NCAA Championships, the highest finish among Pac-10 golfers. Velasquez led the Beavers to their first NCAA Championships appearance since 2001 and his fourth-place finish in the event is the highest in OSU history.

At the NCAA Championships, Velasquez fired a seven-under-par (71-72-66) 209, with his final round 66 tying the competition course record at The Honors Coursein Chattanooga, Tenn. It marks the second Pac-10 Golfer of the Month honor this year for Velasquez, as he also was honored after winning the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in October.

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