Liu and West Named Buffalo Wild Wings Student Athletes of the Month
March 1, 2017
Written By: TJ Budd, Sports Information Director
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic’s sports information staff has named Maggie West from softball and David Liu from men’s golf the Student-Athletes of the Month for February. Liu had two top-5 finishes during the month while West led the Sailfish in four offensive categories.
Liu played six rounds during the month and never shot higher than two-over. He had a season-low 68 in the first round of the Spring Kickoff Invitational back on Feb. 13. In that tournament he finished second overall with a one-under 212 (68-73-71). In his other tournament of the month the senior shot 72-74-74-220 to place fifth in the Titan Winter Invitational. He currently leads the team in scoring average at 72.8 for the season. The ‘Fish finished in the top five of both tournaments during the month.
West led the ‘Fish to a 9-7 record during the month, leading the team in batting average, hits, doubles and RBI. She has nine multi-hit games to her credit including a four-hit game against Rollins (Feb. 24). She leads the team with a .475 batting average, 28 hits, 7 doubles and 15 RBI. She collected four RBI in a 9-5 win over West Georgia (Feb. 10) where she also had three hits.
Men’s golf returns to action on March 6-7 at the Panther Invitational in Viera, Fla. while softball hits the road this weekend to take on Eckerd College in a three-game series starting on Friday.
The PBA Student-Athlete of the Month is sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings.