ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State's Megan Mingo was named Summit League Women's Golfer of the Week for her performance during the week of March 15-21.
MEGAN MINGO, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Sr. // Yankton, S.D.
- Earned her third career Golfer of the Week honor, in addition to a pair of Golfer of the Month awards
- Took second place out of 69 golfers with a 36-hole 138 (68-70) at the Lady Thunderbird Invitational
- The Jackrabbits took first place in the event, their NCAA-leading fifth title this year
- Broke the school record for 36 holes (136) and tied the 18-hole record (68)
- SDSU broke two team school records for 18-hole score (282) and 36-hole score (564)
Also nominated: Aneta Abrahamova, IUPUI; Megan Vetrovsky, Omaha; Kennedy Ishee, Oral Roberts; Brenna Lervick, South Dakota; Nicole Hamilton-Cross, Western Illinois
Previous Honorees: September – Hallie Getz, SDSU; October – Brenna Lervick, South Dakota / Megan Mingo, South Dakota State; Feb. 1 – Mariell Bruun, Denver; Feb. 15 – Islamiah Fuad, South Dakota State; Feb. 22 – Mariell Bruun, Denver; March 1 – Kennedy Ishee, Oral Roberts; March 8 – Megan Mingo, South Dakota State; March 15 – Teresa Toscano, South Dakota State
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