University of Tulsa senior golfer Rob Laird earned Conference second-team accolades today, while freshman Chris Worrell was named to the league’s all-freshman team, the C- office announced today. Both Laird and Worrell are from the state of Oklahoma.
Laird, who played at Jenks High School, earned second-team all-C- honors for the second consecutive season. He has a team-leading 73.8 stroke average in 33 rounds this year and has placed among the top-20 in six tournaments and among the top-10 three times. He is also a two-time C- All-Academic selection and was named the C- Golfer of the Week twice in his career, including once this year.
Laird’s all-conference honor marks the 11th time since the 2005-06 season that the Hurricane has had a player earn all-conference accolades.
Worrell, from Enid (Okla.) High School, is a true freshman who has played in 10 of 11 tournaments this season, He has a 75.7 stroke average in 30 rounds of golf, and had a season-best round three-under par 69 in the second round of the Louisiana Classics.
It is the second-year that the Hurricane has had an all-freshman team selection, as sophomore Arie Fauzi earned the newcomer honor last year.