ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota's Hunter Paugh was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week for his performance during the week of March 8-14.
HUNTER PAUGH, SOUTH DAKOTA
Fr. // Fort Collins, Colo.
- Captured his first career Golfer of the Week award
- Fired a 54-hole 211 (70-68-73) to finish in a tie for 11th place at the Jackrabbit Invitational, defeating golfers from North Dakota State and South Dakota State
- Helped guide the Coyotes to a 54-hole program record 11-under par 853 for a fourth-place finish
- Second round 68 set a new career low
Also nominated: Isaac Petersilie, Denver; Cody Burrows, Oral Roberts; Trevor Tobin, South Dakota State; Jackson Wetherbee, Western Illinois
Previous honorees: Sept. – Devin Jenkins, FW; Oct. – Petter Mikalsen, DU; Feb. 1 – Chris Korte, DU; Feb. 15 – John Duggan III, WIU; Feb. 22 – Andrew Israelson, NDSU; March 1 – Kyle Irlbacker, WIU; March 8 – Jackson Juerling, IUPUI/Zach Schroeder, FW
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