UCA’s Svensson Snags February Women’s Golfer Award

first_imgSvensson took individual honors at the Texas State Invitational to earn UCA the first-place team award. The Bears opened up March at the River Landing Classic, hosted by UNC Wilmington, placing sixth overall. They will then head to the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Ga., on March 18. Golfer of the Month: Emma Svensson, Central Arkansas – Jr. – Halmstad, SwedenSvensson averaged 70.3 strokes to earn medalist honors at the Texas State Invitational and lead UCA to a team title by nine strokes. Her final round of 67 was one stroke off of her own school record. She had carded a 68 second round heading into the final day. The junior from Halmstad, Sweden, led a 1-2 UCA finish with freshman teammate Geraldine Wong. As a team, UCA scored 282 to set a school record. FRISCO, Texas – Central Arkansas’ Emma Svensson is the February Southland Women’s Golfer of the Month, the league announced Wednesday. Southland monthly awards are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Honorable Mention: Hannah Alberto, Sam Houston State; Kaity Cummings, Houston Baptist. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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