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2018 NAIA Women's Golfer of the Week No. 5 (April 18)

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By Jed Flemming, Athletics Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Alex Schies of Texas Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Women’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Schies was selected based on her performances from April 11 – April 17 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.

National Golfer of the Week

Alex Schies, Texas Wesleyan

Sr., Mansfield, Texas

• Schies captured her third-individual victory of the season and the eighth of her collegiate career
• Schies finished 1-under par and was the only golfer to finish under par for the tournament
• Alex helped lead then-No. 5 Texas Wesleyan to a second-place finish out of 13 teams

For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here

Nominees: Katie Warren, William Woods (Mo.) ; Mikala Jungmeyer, Columbia (Mo.) ; Krista Reinhardt, Bryan (Tenn.) ; Courtney Lowery, Point (Ga.) ; Sarah Son, Milligan (Tenn.) ; Ryann McCuistion, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Janelle Ferlan, Oregon Tech ; Natalia Campbell, Holy Cross (Ind.) ; Mackenzie Mehaffey, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Maddie Thomas, Taylor (Ind.) ; Anna Tucker, Marian (Ind.) ; Kayla Monroe, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) ; Eryn Ellis, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) ; Taylor Minger, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Megan Rhoads, William Penn (Iowa) ; Samantha Mitchell, Baker (Kan.) ; Tiara Diaz, Kansas Wesleyan ; Kylie Withrow, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Kaitlyn Riley, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Nicole Misner, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Faustina Peve, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Kathryn Lawler , Midway (Ky.) ; Savannah Moody, Oklahoma City ; Tia Teiniketo, Dalton State (Ga.) ; Michaela Fabiankova, Keiser (Fla.) ; Lauren Bird, Coastal Georgia ; Lindsey Ritchey, Webber International (Fla.) ; Cecilia Heck, Indiana Tech ; Caitriona Griffin, University of Northwestern Ohio ; Corrine Woodmansse, Lourdes (Ohio) ; McKenzie Chaisson, 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.)
Week 5 (April 18): Alex Schies, Texas Wesleyan

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Golf Championship
Sports Rules - Golf (W)