PARK RIDGE, Ill., April 20, 2011 - Days after capturing his third individual medal in as many outings, Purdue junior William Sjaichudin was named Big Ten Co-Golfer of the Week on Wednesday in an announcement by the league office.
The Jakarta, Indonesia, native shot 73-70=143 (-1) at Stone Creek Golf Club to win the Illini Spring Classic by a stroke. The award, which he shared with Iowa's Vince India, was Sjaichudin's third of the season.
In addition to being his third collegiate victory, the performance was also just Sjaichudin's fourth top-five finish in a collegiate event.
He will head into this weekend's Boilermaker Invitational at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex having posted a score at par or better in six of his last seven competitive rounds.
The 54-hole Boilermaker Invitational will get under way at 9 a.m. ET with shotgun starts on both Saturday and Sunday. There is no admission fee for the tournament, and the public is welcome to attend.