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SEC Golf Athletes of the Week: Sept. 13

11 days ago
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Men's Golfer of the Week
Jackson Koivun  Auburn
Fr. Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Shot 65-66-65 (-17) in his collegiate debut to finish tied for second at the Mirabel Maui Jim Intercollegiate
  • Auburn's top finisher, helped the Tigers win back-to-back team titles at Maui Jim
  • Helped the Tigers set a new program record for 54-hole score at 56-under-par
  • Tied Auburn's individual 54-hole score record (-17) in very first collegiate event

Men's Golfer of the Week
Hunter Logan  Mississippi State
Gr. Steens, Miss.
  • Claimed his first-ever collegiate victory at the 2023 Visit Knoxville Collegiate
  • His 11-under 199 performance is tied for the fifth-lowest 54-hole total in program history
  • Matched his career high with 18 birdies over 54 holes
  • Birdied three consecutive holes in each round during the tournament
  • Marks his third consecutive tournament victory dating back to summer play

Men's Freshman of the Week
Jay Mendell  LSU
Fr. Lafayette, La.
  • Two top ten finishes in first to collegiate events.
  • Golfweek Collegiate Kickoff finished T10 at 1-under 215. (72-74-69)
  • Valero Texas Collegiate finished T23 at 2-over 217. (78-70-70)

Women's Golfer of the Week
Ingrid Lindblad  LSU
Gr. Halmstad, Sweden
  • Lindblad scored her 12th collegiate victory, tying for medalist honors at the Cougar Classic in Hanahan, South Carolina
  • Had rounds of 67-64-66 for a 16-under par 197 on the par 71 Yeamans Hall Club layout ... The second round 64 marked the fifth time she has tied the aggregate school record single round total in her LSU career.
  • Lindblad's 197 marked the second time in program history she has been under 200 for 54 holes.
  • Lindblad had 19 birdies, one off tournament high, and played the par 4 holes in 9-under.
  • Lindblad is the number one ranked amateur on the World Amateur Golf Rankings and is on the watch list for the ANNIKA Award.

Women's Freshman of the Week
Maria José Marin  Arkansas
Fr. Cali, Colombia
  • Individual Result: 2nd place - 67-70-68=205 (-11) at Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach GL
  • Had been on campus as a freshman for one week before going out to Pebble Beach and finishing as the Carmel Cup Runner Up.
  • José Marin tied the Arkansas freshman 54-hole record of 11-under par, which was set back in 2010. She had this performance behind a team-high 14 birdies and just three bogeys, none in the first and third rounds, through 54 holes. José Marin was the lowest scoring freshman in the talented field by a mile and ended the tournament in second place.
  • The freshman was huge in Arkansas' 14-under finish to round out as the Carmel Cup Runner Up. The Hogs finished ahead of SEC squads, Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt, while only being beat out by preseason No. 1, Stanford.
  • José Marin was also one of two golfers in the talented field to finish under par by double digits, as well as one of 15 to round out under par after 54 holes.