MAC Women's Golfers of the Week

Updated 3/9/2011

MAC Women's Tri-Golfers of the Week
Kristen Hill, Akron
Junior, Weston, Fla. (Cypress Bay)
Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
72-73-77 (222, t-2nd)
Kristen Hill helped the Zips to a sixth-place finish at the 17-team Rio Verde Invitational on March 4-6. Hill carded rounds of 72, 73 and 77 to finish tied for second place with a score of 222 (+6). The finish was Hill's second top-five finish in two events this spring. She maintained a top-five standing throughout the event, including a spot as the day two leader. She is carrying a 73.5 average through six rounds (two events) on the spring slate.

Robyn Scott, Eastern Michigan
Senior, Auckland, New Zealand (Texas Tech University)
Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
72-74-76 (222, t-2nd)
Senior Robyn Scott (Auckland, New Zealand-Westlake Girls-Texas Tech Univ.) who tied for second place after firing a 222 (72-74-76). Her three-round total is tied for the 14th lowest 54-hole mark in the program's history, and the best for any EMU student-athlete during the 2010-11 campaign. Overall the second place finish is her third top five finish in 18 career events. The Eastern Michigan University women's golf team carded a 310 in the final round of the Ninth Annual Rio Verde Invitational to capture a one-stoke victory in the 17-team field here Sunday, March 6, on the par 72, 6,255-yard White Wing Golf Course. The Eagles posted a score of 910 for the tournament (294-306-310). Northern Arizona University finished second with a 911 (309-302-300) and the University of Michigan was third with a team total of 913 (300-308-305). The victory marks the 15th title in the program's 15-year history and the 11th during Head Coach Sandy Wagner's six-year tenure as head coach. Additionally, the three-day total ranks ninth best in school-history, and is the lowest since the squad tallied a 904 (312-295-297) at the Indiana Invitational, April 10-11, 2010.

Brittany Kelly, Ball State
Senior, Fishers, Ind. (Hamilton Southeastern)
UNLV Invitational, Par 72; Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
77-73-72 (222, t-22nd); 74-75-73 (222, t-2nd)
Brittany Kelly tied for second at the Rio Verde Invitational with a 74-75-73=222 and helped Ball State to a 10th-place finish in the 17-team event March 4-6. She was six over par in the 90-person tournament and the tie for second was Kelly's fifth top-10 finish of the season. In addition, Kelly tied for 22nd at the UNLV Spring Invitational with a 77-73-72=222. Kelly helped the Cardinals to 12th-place finish at the 15-team event.

Other Nominees:
Bailey Arnold, Bowling Green
Freshman, Cincinnati, Ohio (Seton)
Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
83-80-84 (247, t-73rd)
Bailey Arnold, a freshman from Cincinnati, Ohio, led all BGSU golfers at the 2011 Rio Verde Invitational with a 54-hole total of 247. Her rounds of 83, 80 and 84 included the Falcons' best score in either the first or the second round. The second-round 80 was Bowling Green's best round of the tournament. Arnold leads the Orange and Brown with an 80.69 scoring average in 13 rounds thus far this season, and she also holds the team's season-best round (70) among current team members.

Martina Gavier, Kent State
Senior, Cordoba, Argentina
SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational, Par 70
76-75-75 (226, t-23rd)
Gavier posted a top 25 finish March 6-7 at the 17-team SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational. Facing nine other teams ranked in the top 50 by GolfWeek, Gavier was steady on the challenging par-70 course, which had an average score of 77.16 during the tournament.

Natasha Gobey, Toledo
Freshman, Penygraig, Wales (Tonypandy Community College)
Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
79-72-79 (230, t-16th)
Freshman Natasha Gobey helped the Rockets tie for eighth place at the Rio Verde Invitational. Gobey tied for 16th place at 14-over par 230 (79-72-79) and her even-par 72 was UT's best round in the tournament.

Britney Hamilton, Western Michigan
Senior, Lake Orion, Mich. (Lake Orion)
Rio Verde Invitational, Par 72
74-81-75 (230, t-16th)
Western Michigan's best finish at the Rio Verde was turned in by Britney Hamilton, who tied for 16th after shooting a 3-over par 75 on Sunday. She opened with a 2-over par 74.