Ohio State's Villanueva Named Golfer of the Week

March 9, 2011

Women's Golfer of the Week
Vicky Villanueva, Ohio State
Jr. - Chacabuco, Argentina - Bernard Shaw Institute

Ohio State's Vicky Villanueva earns her first Big Ten Golfer of the Week award after finishing second at the SunTrust Gator Women's Golf Invitational. Villanueva opened the tournament with a 2-over 72 in the first round, followed by a 3-under 67 in the second and a 3-over 73 in the third to help the No. 29 Buckeyes to third place. The junior's second round score marked the lowest round of her career, and she led the field with 10 birdies in the tournament. The award is the first of Villanueva's career.

Last Ohio State Golfer of the Week: Amy Meier (March 3, 2010)

2011 Women's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 2: Samantha Sloan, Jr., ILL
Feb. 17: Teresa Puga, Sr., MINN
Feb. 23: Christine Meier, Fr., MSU
March 1: Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, So., PUR
March 8: Vicky Villanueva, Jr., OSU