WIU’s Duggan Named Men’s Golfer of the Week

Western Illinois' John Duggan III
Western Illinois' John Duggan III

ELMHURST, Ill. – Western Illinois' John Duggan III was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of Feb. 8-14.

So.  // Medinah, Ill.

  • Captured his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Carded a 36-hole 147 (72-75) at the Pizza Hut Pat Hicks Invitational last week as an individual
  • His stroke average of 73.5 for the week placed him in a tie for 26th place
  • Lowered his yearly average to 78.71 and his first round 72 was a career low

Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU

Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.