MAC Announces Men's and Women's Golfer of the Week

Updated 9/26/2013

Men's Golfer of the Week

Peyton White, Ohio, Freshman

Tournament Name: Wolf Run Intercollegiate

Scores: 219 (75, 68,76)

Finish in Event: T-7th

White put together the best 54-hole performance of his young Ohio career this past weekend at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. Going up against strong competition – including 2013 NCAA Championship finalist Illinois and 2013 NCAA Championship participant Auburn – White posted his first career top-10 with a t-7th finish. His second round score of 68 marked the lowest round by an Ohio student-athlete in more than a year and helped the ‘Cats grab a fourth-place standing after 36 holes. It also was tied for the best score in round two amongst the field of 78. This season, White ranks t-4th in the MAC in scoring average (73.00). 

 

Women's Golfer of the Week

Shelby Wilson, Bowling Green, Junior

Tournament Name: Cleveland State Invitational

Scores: 149 (74,75)

Finish in Event First

Shelby Wilson earned medalist honors and led the Bowling Green State University women's golf team to first place (300-308) on Tuesday (Sept.24) at the Cleveland State Invitational, hosted by Cleveland State University at Pine Hills Golf Club. Wilson fired a 1-over 74 on the first day of the 36-hole tournament, and followed it with a 2-over 75 over the final day. 

 

Other Nominees

Jenna Hague, Ball State, Junior

Tournament Name: Golfweek Conference Challenge

Scores: 225 (72, 76, 77)

Finish in Event: T-8th

Jenna Hague posted her third straight top-10 finish to open the season by tying for eighth place at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo. The tournament’s 18-team field included 11 teams that finished last year ranked in the top 100 in the country and six that were among the top 50. In tough scoring conditions on the Fazio Course at Red Sky Golf Club, only two of the 90 golfers in the field finished under par. Hague wrapped up the 54-hole event Wednesday with a score of 9-over par 225 on the Fazio Course at Red Sky Golf Club. Dating back to last season, the Ball State junior has now placed in the top 10 in five consecutive events.

 

Mark MacDonald, Miami, Senior

Tournament Name: Wolf Run Intercollegiate

Score: 222(76, 73, 73)

Finish in Event T-16th

 

Stuart Grehan, Eastern Michigan, Sophomore

Tournament Name: Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic

Scores: 216 (71, 76,69)

Finish in Event: 16th

Sophomore Stuart Grehan (Tullamore, Ireland-Colaiste Choilm) fired a two-under par 69 in the final round of the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic, Sept. 24, to finish in 16th place with a two-day total of 216 (71-76-69). As a team, the Eagles closed with their lowest round of the tournament to take eighth place with an 883 (295-300-288) on the par 71, 7,023-yard Warren Golf Course. Grehan, the reigning Mid-American Conference Player of the Week, has led the Eagles in both tournaments so far this season while posting four rounds of par-or-better golf.