Nebraska and Purdue Take Home Weekly Women's Golf Honors

Nebraska's Steffi Neisen (pictured) and Purdue's Paula Reto have been named Big Ten Co-Golfers of the Week.

Nov. 3, 2011

Co-Golfers of the Week
Steffi Neisen, Nebraska
So. – New Prague, Minn. – New Prague 

  • Tied for second place at the Alamo Invitational, posting a career-best three-round score of 214 (-2)
  • Opened the tournament with an even-par 72, following with a 1-over 73 in Round 2 before firing a 3-under 69 in the third round
  • Led Nebraska to a fifth-place team finish
  • Earns her first weekly Big Ten award
  • Last Nebraska Golfer of the Week: Madeleine Sheils (Oct. 19, 2011)

Paula Reto, Purdue
Jr. – Cape Town, South Africa – JP Taravella

  • Took first place at the Landfall Tradition with a 54-hole score of 218 (+2), marking her first collegiate tournament victory
  • Led Purdue to first place in the 18-team field
  • Posted low rounds of 71 (-1) in Round 1 and 70 (-2) in Round 3
  • Earns the second Big Ten honor of her career and her first this season
  • Last Purdue Golfer of the Week: Numa Gulyanamitta (April 6, 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