Nebraska and Wisconsin Share Women’s Golfer of the Week Award
Oct. 11, 2017

Co-Golfers of the Week
Kate Smith, Nebraska
So. – Detroit Lakes, Minn. – Detroit Lakes

• Fired a career-best three-round total of 212 (-4; 69-72-71) tying for seventh place at the Pinehurst Challenge in Pinehurst, N.C.
• Registered 48 holes at or below par on the weekend, highlighted by seven birdies and two eagles
• The seventh-place effort marked her third top-10 finish in three tournaments this fall
• Earns her third career Big Ten Golfer of the Week plaudit
• Last Nebraska Golfer of the Week: Audrey Judd (Oct. 4, 2017)

Lexi Harkins, Wisconsin
Sr. – Crystal Lake, Ill. – Crystal Lake Central

• Fired a three-round total of 217 (+1; 73-72-72) to capture seventh place at the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational in Lexington, Ky.
• Contributed to a second-place team finish (+12; 876), helping the Badgers defeat three other Big Ten teams by an average of 15 strokes
• Carded a total of 44 holes at or below par in three rounds of action, including 10 birdies
• Collects her first career Golfer of the Week honor
• Last Wisconsin Golfer of the Week: Jessica Reinecke (Feb. 8, 2017)

2017-18 Big Ten Women’s Golfers of the Week
Sept. 6: Kate Smith, So., NEB
Sept. 13: Inez Wanamarta, Fr., PUR
Sept. 20: Jaclyn Lee, Jr., OSU
Sept. 27: Laura Van Respaille, Fr., MD/ Sarah Burnham, Sr., MSU
Oct. 4: Audrey Judd, Sr., NEB
Oct. 11: Kate Smith, So., NEB/ Lexi Harkins, Sr., WIS