By Spencer Scheve, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cassidy Scantland of Campbellsville (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Scantland was selected based on her performances from March 27 – April 2 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
Cassidy Scantland, Campbelsville (Ky.)
Sr., Greensburg, Ky.
• Scantland’s two-round score of 70-73—143 (-1) helped lead the Tigers to a first-place team finish as she earned medalist honors at the William Penn Invitational in Silvis, Ill..
• Scantland’s one-under 143 set the new tournament-low score.
• She won the tournament by eight strokes, extending her career total for tournament victories to 13.
• Named the Mid-South Conference Golfer of the Week.
Nominees: Morgan Reimler, Columbia (Mo.); Rachel Hoffman, Park (Mo.); Hannah Frey, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Natalie Mullins, College of Idaho; Jenna Jensen, Corban (Ore.); Mackenzie Mehaffey, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Alex Catalano, St. Francis (Ill.); Andrea Martin, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio); Gina Kowalchuk, Great Falls (Mont.); Nathalie Sanchez, Morningside (Iowa); Courtney Cunningham, William Penn (Iowa); Marisa Pribnow, Peru State (Neb.); Morgan Stuckey, Cumberland (Tenn.); Kaitlyn Riley, Cumberlands (Ky.); Annie Nelson, Jamestown (N.D.); Maggie Heinlein, Waldorf (Iowa); Bre Nowak, Indiana East; Brittany Collins, Martin Methodist (Tenn.); Maria Otero, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Rebecka Holmstrom, Keiser (Fla.); Caroline Parrish, Thomas (Ga.); Sarah Noto, Southeastern (Fla.); Karen Zambrano, Madonna (Mich.); Corrine Woodmansee, Lourdes (Ohio)
2017 Women's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 22): Courtney Lowery, Point (Ga.)
Week 2 (March 29): Kat Kennedy, British Columbia
Week 3 (April 5): Cassidy Scantland, Campbellsville (Ky.)