By Colbi Howser, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Constanze Sieker of Cumberlands (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Women’s Golfer of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Sieker was selected based on her performances from April 18-24 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Golfer of the Week
Constanze Sieker of Cumberlands (Ky.)
Fr., Mainz, Germany
• Shot a three-day total of 222 (71, 75, 76) at the Mid-South Conference (MSC) Championship in Campbellsville, Ky., May 18-20.
• Placed first out of 40 athletes, shooting just two shots under second-place finisher Anna-Marie Hyatt of Campbellsville (Ky.) (224).
• Helped team to a MSC tournament championship with a 46-over-par, 910. With the win, Patriots clinched an automatic berth to the national championship in May.
• This is her first career player of the week honor.
Nominees: Claire McDonald, Columbia (Mo.); Jenna Jensen, Corban (Ore.); Taylor Thompson, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Bridget Wolff, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Kyla Clancy, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Lauren Fitts, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.); Allison Depko, Midland (Neb.); Cheyanne Becker, Morningside (Iowa); Hannah Muroski, College of Saint Mary (Neb.); Demi Coertze, William Penn (Iowa); Maria Mantilla, Grand View (Iowa); Aspen Bryant, Bethany (Kan.); Blakelee Cooper, Sterling (Kan.); Breanna Nowak, Indiana East; Wendy Monfort, Bellevue (Neb.); Caroline Goodin, Oklahoma City; Wiebke Schlender, Indiana Tech
2015-16 Women's Golf Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 23): Cassidy Gibson, Milligan (Tenn.)
Week 2 (March 30): Alex Schie, Texas Wesleyan
Week 3 (April 06): Kaitlyn Riley, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Week 4 (April 13): Celia Mansour, William Woods (Mo.)
Week 5 (April 20): Elsa Westin, Keiser (Fla.)
Week 6 (April 27): Constanze Sieker, Cumberlands (Ky.)