Tennessee's Andy Brimer was named Southeastern Conference Golfer of the Week today following his performance in last weekend's Augusta State Invitational.
Brimer posted a three-round score of 68-73-71 212 to finish in seventh place.
Brimer has played in every tournament for the Vols this season and leads the team with a 73.17 stroke average. His highest finish for the 2000-2001 season was a third place finish at the 2000 Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions, when he fired a 71-68-72 211. Brimer is a 1997 graduate of Morristown West High School in Morristown.
PARSONS RECEIVES TENNIS HONORS
Tennessee senior Mark Parsons was announced as last week's SEC player of the week Wednesday. Parsons is ranked No. 80 nationally in singles and has an overall singles record of 18-14 on the year.
Parsons won all three of his matches last week against SEC opponents, with all three opponents coming in ranked. Parsons started his run Wednesday by downing the conference's player of the week from two weeks ago, No. 49 Edo Bowano of Kentucky 6-1, 6-2.
Parsons then defeated Auburn's 83rd-ranked George Matijasevic in a hard-fought three set battle, which helped rally the Vols for their 4-3 win over the Tigers last Friday. Parsons certainly saved his best for last as he dominated the nation's second-ranked player, Bo Hodge of Georgia, 6-1, 6-2 in what would be the only singles match won by the Vols Sunday at Georgia.
Parsons also played well in doubles last week, pairing with teammate Adam Carey to grab a 2-1 record. The duo of Parsons and Carey are currently ranked No. 12 nationally and have a 16-8 record together on the season.