April 3, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ----- UAB men’s golfer Thomas Sutton was recently named UAB Student-Athlete of the Week for his excellence in the classroom and on the golf course.
The accounting major maintains a 3.26 GPA and has led the men’s golf team with a 72.73 scoring average over 11 rounds this spring. He has been named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll three times and was named to the 2012 C-USA All-Academic team.
On the course, Sutton has put together a strong spring season. In four tournaments, Sutton has recorded three top-25 finishes including a pair of top-15 appearances.
At the Schenkel Invitational, Sutton fired two one-under par rounds of 71 en route to a three-round score of even-par 216 to finish in a tie for 11th place.