MAC Announces Women's Golfer of the Week

Updated 11/5/2008

MAC Golfer of the Week

Kirby Dreher, Kent State, Sr., Fort St. John, B.C.

Hooters Match Play Championship

71-73 (144)/3-0 in match play

Dreher led the Flashes to the top finish in the consolation bracket (9th place overall) in the prestigious Hooters Match Play Championship. In Sunday’s medal rounds, she finished tied for 10th at even par 144 after rounds of 71-73. (The medal rounds were used to seed the teams for match play.) She then posted a perfect 3-0 mark as Kent State knocked off Tulsa (5-0) and No. 20 Arizona (3-2) Monday, followed by a 4-1 victory over seventh-ranked Vanderbilt in Tuesday’s finale. Dreher erased deficits in all three of her matches, winning 1-up, 1-up and 2 & 1. The 16-team field featured 14 Top 25 squads, including three of the top four in the nation.

 

Additional Nominee

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

Ross Resorts Invitational

75-80-77=232

Hamilton recorded her second top-10 finish of the year and fifth of her career, finishing alone in seventh place.  Hamilton opened with a 2-over par 75 to close out the first round on Monday morning in a tie for second place with Yale's Cassie Boles.