By Spencer Scheve, Athletics Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Courtney Dye of Indiana Tech has been named the final NAIA National Women's Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Dye was selected based on her performances from April 17 – 23 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
Courtney Dye, Indiana Tech
Sr., Williamsburg, Mich.
• Dye's three-round score of 77-69-69—215 (-1) helped lead the Warriors to a first-place team finish as she earned individual medalist honors at the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Championship (WHAC) in Augusta, Mich.
• Her 54-hole, 215 broke the Indiana Tech program record, while she tied the lowest single-round score in program history in rounds two and three with a 69 (-3).
• Dye's score helped the team win its fourth-straight WHAC conference tournament and became the first person, other than her teammate Wiebke Schlender, to earn medalist honors at the tournament in three years.
Nominees: Makenzie Shivers, Park (Mo.); Kayland Boling, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.); Cassidy Gibson, Milligan (Tenn.); Sydney Tyler, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Emily Bell, Governors State (Ill.); Natalia Campbell, Holy Cross (Ind.); Maddie Thomas, Taylor (Ind.); Shelly Shafer, Indiana Wesleyan; Jocelyn Ojala, Bethel (Ind.); Alexa West, Marian (Ind.); Nina Nicpon, Marian (Ind.); Sydney Abbott, Grace (Ind.); Megan Rhoads, William Penn (Iowa); Ivane Helias, Bellevue (Neb.); Anna Mikish, Oklahoma City; Caitriona Griffin, Northwestern Ohio; Claire Niergarth, Cornerstone (Mich.)
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.)
Week 4 (April 12): Anna Reid, Faulkner (Ala.)
Week 5 (April 19): Wiebke Schledner, Indiana Tech
Week 6 (April 26): Courtney Dye, Indiana Tech