UCA’s Svensson Wins Second Women’s Golfer of the Month of the Season
Honorable Mention: Hanna Alberto, Sam Houston State; Madison Frerking, UIW. FRISCO, Texas – Central Arkansas’ Emma Svensson is the April Southland Women’s Golfer of the Month, the league announced Wednesday. Southland monthly awards are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Svensson last won the award in February. Teammate Fernanda Lira claimed the March honor. Golfer of the Month: Emma Svensson, Central Arkansas – Sr. – Halmsted, SwedenSvensson was the top finisher at the MSU Jan Weaver Invite, carding a one-under 143 score in the two-round tournament. The senior from Halmsted, Sweden, paced a UCA team that won the 14-team tournament by 13 strokes. She finished with a low round of 70 following a 73 in the opening round. UCA completed its regular season with a first place team finish at the weather-shortened Murray State Jan Weaver Invitational on April 6. The third round was canceled due to snow and cold temperatures. The team now looks ahead to the 2018 Southland Conference Women’s Golf Tournament in Montgomery, Texas, this upcoming Monday through Wednesday.