Utah State’s Andrew Paulson has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week for February 27-March 4, it was announced by the league office Tuesday.

It is the first time in his career that Paulson has won a WAC golfer of the week or month award.

Paulson, a freshman from Sandy (Brighton HS), tied for 23rd place with an 8-over par 224 (74-74-76) at the Washington State-hosted Snowman Getaway last week in Goodyear, Ariz.

Utah State finished in seventh place out of 16 teams during the tournament with a 34-over 898 (301-305-292).

Utah State returns to action on Thursday, Mar. 22 when it travels to Arroyo Grande, Calif., to compete in the Cal Poly Intercollegiate.

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.