March 29, 2005
The Mid-American Conference announced it's Women's Golfer of the Week today. The award went to Kent State's Gabby Wedding (Wilmington, Ohio/Wilmington). Wedding recorded her third top 10 finish in as many tournaments this spring, tying for third at the 33rd Annual Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in Athens, Ga. Wedding fired a 221 (77-78-69), one stroke back of second place and three back of first place. The Wilmington native shot a 3-under 69 in the final round, her best round of the 2004-05 season and the second-lowest round score of the tournament which included nine teams ranked in the current Golfstat Top 25 poll.
Julie Harder, Ball State
Jr., Holland, Ohio (Notre Dame Academy)
Harder posted four rounds at 79-or-better this week and placed in the top 8 in two tournaments. Harder posted a pair of 79's en route to medalist honors at the Butler Spring Invitational. The BSU women's golf team finished second overall with a team score of 664, just two strokes behind tournament winner Oakland's 662. Harder continued her excellent play Saturday and Sunday to tie for eighth overall at the William & Mary Invitational with a 76-77.
Lindsay McEwin, Eastern Michigan
Sr., Goderich, Ontario (Goderich District Collegiate)
McEwin was EMU's top individual finisher at the Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout in Boerne, Texas, March 24-26, shooting a three-round 237 (74-78-85) which was good for a 27th place tie. The Goderich, Ontario native fired a first-round 74, which was tied for the fifth lowest one round score in the tournament. As a team, the Eagles finished tied for ninth, turning in a three-round team score of 965 (322-320-323).
Sara Ann Palmer, Ohio
Sr., Dublin, Ohio (Dublin Coffman)
Palmer led the Bobcats by tying for ninth out of 100 competitors at the Lady Herd/El Diablo Invitational last week. The senior from Dublin, Ohio, fired rounds of 77, 73 and 83 for a 54-hole score of 233.
Joanna Periversoff, Toledo
Fr., Hamilton, Ont. (St. Thomas More)
Registered an 18th-place finish to lead the Rockets to a Top 10 finish at the Baylor-Tapatio Springs Shootout. Periversoff shot her best three rounds of the spring with a 77, 76 and 79 for a three-round total of 16-over par 232.