EMU's Fleet Named Golfer Of The Week

Updated 9/27/2006

MAC Women’s Golfer Of The Week

Stephany Fleet, So., Eastern Michigan, Dewitt. Mich. (Dewitt)

Fleet fired a five-over-par 221 (73-76-72) to finish in second place at the Lady Irish Invitational here at the Warrern Golf Course in South Bend, Ind., Sept. 23-27.  Fleet’s finish marked her fourth-career top 10 finish and fifth consecutive top 15 showing dating back to the EKU Spring Invitational, April 6-8, 2006. As a team, the Eagles third with a team score of 928 (307-314-307).


Others Nominated:

Kim Kester, Sr., Toledo, Ada, Mich. (Forest Hills Northern)

Kester led the Rockets at the Lady Irish Invitational with a third-place finish for a second straight year after shooting a nine-over par 225 (75-74-76) and was seven strokes behind medalist Hillery Wilson (77-69-72-218). Kester’s showing helped the Rockets post a fourth-place team finish.


Erin Thorne, Sr., Western Michigan, Bracebridge, Ont. (Bracebridge & Muskoka Lakes Secondary)

Thorne scored a 3-over-par 75 during the final round of the Lady Irish Invitational hosted by Notre Dame at the Warren Golf Course to finish fourth, her best finishing position of the fall season.  She scored in the 70's all three rounds for the second event this fall.  Thorne showed consistency throughout the first day, which consisted of two rounds, carding an opening-round 76, followed by a second-round 77.  She was in a tie for 12th after 36 holes and jumped eight spots for her finishing position.


Shanna Siefke, Sr., Ohio, Toledo, Ohio (St. Ursula Aca.)

Siefke paced the Bobcats this past week at the Nittany Lion Invitational. The senior shot a 246 in the three rounds of the tournament and finished 35th among 80 competitors, including a team-best 79 in Sunday's final round.