Sophomore Kaito Onishi fired a 2-under 68 while freshman Charlie Reiter made his collegiate debut with a 2-over 72 as the No. 20 USC men's golf team finished eighth in the first round of the season-opening Fighting Illini Invitational on Friday (Sept. 14) at the Olympia Fields C.C.
The USC men's golf team, ranked No. 20 in the preseason and led by returning All-American first teamer and the reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year Justin Suh, kicks off the 2018-19 fall campaign at the Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C., Friday through Sunday (Sept. 14-16).
USC junior Justin Suh, the 2018 Pac-12 Player of the Year who won the conference title among five wins this season en route to breaking the season school records for stroke average and rounds in the 60s, has been named a 2018 PING Division I All-American first team selection, the Golf Coaches Association of American announced today.
Sophomore Ryan Slater, who posted a career-best effort to help USC win the 2018 Pac-12 title, has been named to the Pac-12 Men's Golf All-Academic second team, leading four Trojans with honors, while Trojan sophomore Allisen Corpuz, the only women's golfer eligible for the award, earned honorable mention notice.