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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/15/2024, Last updated: 2/15/2024
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Cox Named Golfer of the Week After First Career Win

Nittany Lions junior cleared the Columbia Classic field by four shots

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Penn State junior Michelle Cox has been named Big Ten Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played February 7-14.

Golfer of the Week

Michelle Cox, Penn State

Jr. – Allentown, Pa. – Emmaus – Mechanical Engineering

  • Won medalist honors by four strokes at the 2024 Columbia Classic with a 9-under 207, leading Penn State to a runner-up result in the 16-team field

  • Fired three straight under-par rounds (69-67-71), including a career-best 67, on her way to the third-lowest 54-hole score in Nittany Lions history

  • Recorded her first hole-in-one during the practice round

  • 2023 Academic All-Big Ten honoree

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