MAC Announces Women's Golfer of the Week

Updated 4/15/2009

Women’s Golfer of the Week

Georgina Hunt, Toledo, Fr., Eastbourne, United Kingdom/Brockenhurst

EKU Spring Invitational

75-74-74 (223)

Freshman Georgina Hunt won a playoff at the EKU Spring Invitational to capture medalist honors for the first time in her young collegiate career. Hunt's performance helped the Rockets come from eight strokes down entering the final round to capture their second tournament of the season. An Eastbourne, United Kingdom native, Hunt registered her second-straight season-low round of two-over par 74 to tie for first place with Eastern Michigan senior Stephany Fleet with a seven-over par 223. She birdied the first hole to win the playoff, while Fleet bogeyed the hole.

 

 

Additional Nominees

Kristen Hill, Akron, Fr., Weston, Fla./Cypress Bay

EKU Spring Invitational

80-78-76 (234)

Hill led the Zips with a three-round score of 234 strokes as UA claimed seventh place out of 18 teams at the Eastern Kentucky Spring Invitational last weekend. Hill posted rounds of 80, 78 and 76 strokes to tie for 17th place individually among the 102-golfer field.

 

Brittany Kelly, Ball State, So., Fishers, Ind./Hamilton Southeastern

Ladies Midwest Shootout

79-73=152

Kelly placed sixth in the 36-hole Purdue Ladies Midwest Shootout at Kampen Golf Course on the Purdue campus. Kelly helped the Cardinals to a third-place finish behind nationally ranked Kent State and Vanderbilt and in front of the host Boilermakers plus Western Michigan from the Mid-American Conference.

 

Stephany Fleet, Eastern Michigan, Sr., Dewitt, Mich./Dewitt

EKU Spring Invitational

75-73-75=223

Fleet came up short in a playoff against Toledo's Georgina Hunt to take second, while the Eastern Michigan University women’s golf team finished in third place Sunday, April 12, at the EKU Spring Invitational. Eastern Kentucky played host to the tournament, April 11-12, at the par 72, 5,817-yard Arlington Golf Club in Richmond, Ky. After holding a one shot lead entering the final round, Fleet shot a three-over 75 during Sunday's final round to finish with a 223 (75-73-75) in a tie for first with UT's Georgina Hunt (75-74-74). Hunt bested Fleet in the sudden-death playoff to capture individual medalist honors. Hunt birdied the first hole to win the playoff, while Fleet bogeyed the hole. For Fleet, the runner-up finish marks her seventh consecutive top five finish and her 17th career top five showing.

 

Mercedes Germino, Kent State, Fr., Necochea, Argentina/Escuelo Argentina Danes Alta Mira

Ladies Midwest Shootout

74-75=149

Mercedes Germino turned in the best finish of her young career, coming in second place at the Ladies Midwest Shootout, which was hosted by Purdue on Saturday. She finished just two strokes behind Maude Aimee Leblanc -- the 25th-ranked player in the country -- to help the Golden Flashes claim the tournament title by five strokes over No. 17 Vanderbilt.

 

Kim Hunley, Northern Illinois, Jr., Aurora, Ill./West

Loyola Invitational

76-79 (155)

Kim Hunley posted her third top-five finish of the season when she tied for fourth after shooting a 155 (76-79) as she helped lead the Huskies to a second-place finish at the Loyola Invitational. Her first-round 76 was a team low.

 

Britney Hamilton, Western Michigan, So., Lake Orion, Mich./Lake Orion

Ladies Midwest Shootout

81-79=160

Led the team with individual finish of 16th. This was her third top-20 finish of the season and first since this fall. Her final round score of 79 was her 13th sub-80's round of the season.