UAA and Liberty League “Performer of the Week”


Matt van Niekerk was named Performer of the Week for both the Liberty League and the UAA. van Niekerk lost a playoff for medalist honors on Sunday in the NYU-Manhattanville Invitational. He finished with a two-over 144 (72-72) in the 66-player field. He lost the playoff to a player from team champions Williams. Rochester finished 3rd out of 12 teams. van Niekerk also tied for 5th at last week’s Hershey cup. UR finished 8th overall.