Men's Golf Awards and Honors

Fishburn named to 2015-16 All-WCC First Team

(Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah — After consistently leading BYU men's golf during the 2015-16 season, Patrick Fishburn was named to the All-WCC Men's Golf First Team, Thursday.

In the 2015-16 season, the sophomore Fishburn had three top-5 and six top-10 finishes. His best finishes were at the Nick Watney Invitational and the PING Cougar Classic as he finished third in both events. Fishburn shot 11 under at the Nick Watney Invitational and 9 under at the PING Cougar Classic. 

At the WCC Championship Wednesday, Fishburn carded a total score of 211 (-5), shooting under par in two of the three rounds played. Fishburn finished fourth individually at the tournament.

The sophomore receives first-team honors along with nine other individuals: Alex Chiarella (San Diego), Perry Cohen (Saint Mary's), Seb Crookall-Nixon (San Francisco), Johnathan De Los Reyes (Saint Mary's), Michiel Eyre (Santa Clara), Hayden Shieh (Santa Clara), Sahith Theegala (Pepperdine), Sean Walsh (Gonzaga) and Frederick Wedel (Pepperdine).

Fishburn had a 71.41 average in his sophomore year. This is Fishburn's first All-WCC first team honor.