Women's Golfer of the Week
Sarah Johnson, Eastern Michigan,
Senior, Wixom, Mich.-Walled Lake Central
fired a one-over 73 on day two that put her in a sudden death playoff with FIU's Shelby Coyle at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational. Johnson and Coyle both finished the tournament with total scores of 218. Johnson shot a 73, 72, 73, while Coyle managed a 72, 73, 73. However, Coyle would eventually win the playoff with a 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole to give her the individual title and Johnson the runner-up spot. Johnson's tally of 218 is tied for the seventh lowest 54-hole cumulative score in the program's history, while the team total of 903 ranks eighth-best all-time in the EMU record book.
Sathika Ruenreong, Toledo,
Freshman, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Freshman Sathika Ruenreong led Toledo to an impressive second-place showing at the University of Hawai'i's Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Wednesday. Ruenreong topped the Rockets with the best performance of her collegiate career, finishing fifth after firing a five-over par 221 (76-72-73).
Freshman, St-Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec
Shooting three strokes below her season average for the tournament, freshman Josée Doyon tied for 27th place at the highly-competitive Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational Oct. 28-30. Facing a field with 10 Top 50 teams, Doyon finished above six Top 100 golfers, including two Top 50 golfers according to golfstat. Doyon capped the tournament with a two-over 74 on Tuesday, which included three consecutive birdies on the back nine. As a result, Doyon was fourth in the field on par-3s (-1) and tied for 12th in total birdies (10).