ELMHURST, Ill. – SDSU's Megan Mingo and USD's Brenna Lervick have been named Summit League Women's Co-Golfers of the Month for their performances during the month of October.
Megan Mingo, South Dakota State
Sr. // Yankton, S.D.
- Received first career Golfer of the Month honor
- Placed first among 76 golfers at the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational (Oct. 28-29) with a 36-hole 152 (78-74) in tough weather conditions
- Fired a 224 (76-74-74) at the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational for a seventh-place finish
- Finished in the top-10 in both tournaments during the month
- As a team, the Jackrabbits also placed first at the Seton Hall Pirate Invitational, and third at the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational
Brenna Lervick, South Dakota
Sr. // Chanhassen, Minn.
- Garnered second career Golfer of the Month honor
- Finished first among 60 golfers at the Creighton Classic (Oct. 17-18) with a 36-hole 146 (77-69)
- Led Coyotes to a second-place finish at the Creighton Classic
- At the Ron Moore Intercollegiate, shot a 54-hole 220 (73-75-72)
- Recorded a 73.2 stroke average in five rounds during the month
Also nominated: Kennedy Ishee, Oral Roberts; Aneta Abrahamova, IUPUI; Natalie Roth, North Dakota State; Mariell Bruun, Denver, Anna Cullinan, Western Illinois
Previous honorees: Sept. – Hallie Getz, SDSU
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