Illinois' Sloan Earns First Weekly Women's Golf Honor of 2012

Illinois' Samantha Sloan has been named Big Ten Women's Golfer of the Week.

Feb. 8, 2012

Golfer of the Week
Samantha Sloan, Illinois
Sr. – Lansing, Ill. – Marian Catholic 

  • Won four ball and individual matches to lead Illinois to a 6.5-5.5 win over Illinois State at the Illinois Challenge, marking the Illini’s fourth straight victory at the event
  • Paired up with Jacqueline Calamaro to defeat the Redbirds’ Rachel Powers and Kaitlin Reid, 4 & 3
  • Defeated Illinois State’s Carlee Cossell, 5 & 4, in individual match play
  • Earns her third career Big Ten weekly award and first this season
  • Last Illinois Golfer of the Week: Samantha Sloan (Feb. 2, 2011)

2011-12 Big Ten Women’s Golfers of the Week
Sept. 15: Rosie Davies, Jr., IND
Sept. 22: Caroline Powers, Jr., MSU
Sept. 28: Alex Lederhausen, Sr., NU; Jessie Gerry, Sr., WIS
Oct. 6: Madeleine Sheils, Sr., NEB
Oct. 12: Caroline Powers, Jr., MSU
Oct. 19: Madeleine Sheils, Sr., NEB
Nov. 3: Steffi Neisen, So., NEB; Paula Reto, Jr., PUR
Nov. 9: Linda Luo, Fr., MICH
Feb. 8: Samantha Sloan, Sr., ILL