Big South Announces Women's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Radford senior Jade Okamoto (Huntington Beach, Calif.) has been selected the Choice Hotels Big South Women's Golfer of the Week for events played March 15-21, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Okamoto tied for third out of 110 golfers at the C&F Bank Intercollegiate (par 71, 6,097 yards) with a 12-over par 225 (75-75-75).  It was her best finish since her runner-up showing in the season-opener. Okamoto was in contention all tournament and finished just four strokes shy of the individual medalist.

Other Women's Golfer of the Week nominees: Torey Johnson (Charleston Southern), Jessica Alexander (Coastal Carolina), Jennifer Dilger (Winthrop).

2011-12 Big South Women's Golfers of the Week
Feb. 17 - Brittany Henderson, Coastal Carolina
March 9 - Kaylin Yost, Campbell
March 15 - Kaylin Yost, Campbell
March 22 - Jade Okamoto, Radford

Sept. 15 - Jade Okamoto, Radford
Sept. 22 - Lauren Smith, Gardner-Webb
Sept. 30 - Brooke Bellomy, Campbell
Oct. 7 - Meghan Allum, Gardner-Webb
Oct. 13 - Sammy Vass, Gardner-Webb
Oct. 21 - Kasay Holbrook, Presbyterian College
Oct. 27 - Michelle Koh, Campbell
Nov. 3 - Teresa Urquizu, Campbell