Big South Announces Women's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Winthrop redshirt-junior Meagan Wallace (Charlotte, N.C.) has been selected as the Choice Hotels Big South Women's Golfer of the Week for events played Sept. 20-26, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Wallace won the Highlander Invitational (par 71, 6,179 yards) in her first Winthrop tournament appearance.  She shot a 1-over par 145 (71-74) in the one day, 36-hole event that included four Big South teams and 25 golfers from the Conference in the eight-team field.  She won the event by one stroke and helped the Lady Eagles to a second-place team finish.

Other Women's Golfer of the Week nominees: Katelyn Bensch (Charleston Southern), Hannah Hellyer (Gardner-Webb), Grier Bennett (High Point), Amanda Steinhagen (Longwood), Alexandra Austin (Radford).

2012-13 Golfers of the Week
Sept. 13 - Brooke Bellomy, Campbell
Sept. 20 - Micah Dowling, Presbyterian
Sept. 28 - Meagan Wallace, Winthrop