Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UNLV senior AJ McInerney and sophomore John Oda have been selected Mountain West Men’s Co-Golfers of the Week for tournaments played Feb. 1-2. This is the first golfer of the week accolade for both student-athletes.

AJ MCINERNEY, UNLV
Senior, Henderson, Nevada / Coronado HS

  • Won individual medalist honors with teammate John Oda at the LMU Invitational, which was played at Lake Las Vegas’ Reflection Bay Golf Club on Feb. 1-2. The duo won the event by four strokes over the third-place golfer.
  • Shot an 8-under-par 208 (68-68-72) on the par 72, 7,228-yard Reflection Bay Golf Club course.  
  • Recorded lows of four-under 68 in both the first and second round.
  • It was McInerney’s first career individual crown and second top-five finish in 2015-16.
  • Led UNLV to its first team title of the year, finishing 28 strokes ahead of second-place Saint Mary’s. The Rebels carded a 30-under-par 834 over the 54-hole tournament.

JOHN ODA, UNLV
Sophomore, Honolulu, Hawaii / Moanalua HS

  • Won individual medalist honors with teammate AJ McInerney at the LMU Invitational, which was played at Lake Las Vegas’ Reflection Bay Golf Club on Feb. 1-2.
  • Shot an 8-under-par 208 (67-70-71) on the par 72, 7,228-yard Reflection Bay Golf Club course.
  • Marked his second career individual victory and second top-five finish this season.
  • His low round of the tournament came on the first 18 holes when he fired a 5-under 67.
  • Led UNLV to its first team title of the year, finishing 28 strokes ahead of second-place Saint Mary’s.

2016 MW Men’s Golfer of the Week – Spring Season
February 4 – AJ McInerney, Sr., UNLV / John Oda, So., UNLV

2015 MW Men’s Golfer of the Month – Fall Season
September – Dominic Kieffer, Sr., Colorado State
October/November – Cody Blick, Sr., San José State