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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 4/3/2024, Last updated: 4/4/2024
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Northwestern's Yun Named Golfer of the Week

Rookie's Top-3 finish led 'Cats to win at loaded PING/ASU Invitational

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Northwestern freshman Ashley Yun has been named the Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played during the week of March 28 – April 3, 2024.

Golfer of the Week

Ashley Yun, Northwestern

Freshman – West Covina, Calif. – Walnut – Communication Studies

  • Finished third (68-73-69=210; -6) at the 2024 PING/ASU Invitational, hosted at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix

  • Opened competition with a career-low tying 68, ahead of a final-round 69

  • Recognized as the Ann Votik Award winner, honoring the top freshman on the individual leaderboard

  • Led the No. 11 Wildcats (284-285-284=853; -11) to a three-stroke win among a field that included seven of the nation's Top-15 teams in the latest Mizuno Women's Golf Coaches Association Poll

  • Last Northwestern Golfer of the Week: Jennifer Cai (3/7/24)

2023-24 Big Ten Women’s Golfers of the Week

Sept. 6: Isabella McCauley, So., MINN

Sept. 13: Michaela Vavrova, Sr., NEB

Sept. 20: Chloe Johnson, So., IND | Katie Lu, Jr., MSU

Sept. 27: Katie Lu, Jr., MSU

Oct. 4: Lauryn Nguyen, Jr., NU

Oct. 11: Kelli Ann Strand, So., NEB

Oct. 18: Kailie Vongsaga, Gr., OSU

Oct. 26: Lauryn Nguyen, Jr., NU

Nov. 1: Isabel Sy, Sr., ILL

Feb. 7: Isabella McCauley, So., MIN | Kelli Ann Strand, So., NEB

Feb. 15: Michelle Cox, Jr., PSU

Feb. 21: Kary Hollenbaugh, So., OSU 

Feb. 28: Chloe Chan, Jr., WIS | Nicha Kanpai, So., MD | Isabel Sy, Sr. ILL

March 7: Jennifer Cai, Sr., NU

March 13: Brooke Biermann, Jr., MSU | Katie Lu, Jr., MSU | Isabel Sy, Sr. ILL

March 21: Isabella McCauley, So., MIN

March 28: Leigha Devine, Gr., RUT

April 3: Ashley Yun, Fr., NU