Big South Announces Women's Golfer of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( - Longwood senior Ariel Witmer (North Lima, Ohio) has been selected as the Choice Hotels Big South Women's Golfer of the Week for events played Sept. 27-Oct. 3, it was announced today by the Conference office.

Witmer tied for eighth out of 103 competitors at the Nittany Lion Invitational (par 72, 6,229 yards) with a 3-over par 219 (76-72-71).  She improved her score each round of the event, including a 1-under par 71 in the final round, to record the lowest 54-hole total of her collegiate career.  Witmer's play also led the Lancers to a sixth-place finish in the 17-team field.

Other Women's Golfer of the Week nominees: Lisbeth Brooks (Campbell).

2012-13 Golfers of the Week
Sept. 13 - Brooke Bellomy, Campbell
Sept. 20 - Micah Dowling, Presbyterian
Sept. 28 - Meagan Wallace, Winthrop
Oct. 4 - Ariel Witmer, Longwood