By Jed Flemming, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Murphy Sears of Concordia (Neb.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Sears was selected based on her performances from April 4 – April 10 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
Murphy Sears, Concordia (Neb.)
So., Crete, Neb.
• Finished first overall out of 76 golfers with a 1-over par 73
• Sears shattered her previous career round low of 78
• Sears helped lead the Bulldogs to a third-place finish out of 12 teams.
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Nominees: Fumika Matsumoto, William Woods (Mo.) ; Hannah Muroski, College of Saint Mary (Neb.) ; Hali Lyle, Faulkner (Ala.) ; Karli Knox, Blue Mountain (Miss.) ; Karen Zambrano, Madonna (Mich.)
2017-18 Women's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 21): Nicole Lopes, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
Week 2 (March 28): Michaela Fabiankova, Keiser (Fla.)
Week 3 (April 04): Aleesha Smith, William Carey (Miss.)
Week 4 (April 11): Murphy Sears, Concordia (Neb.)