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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/28/2024, Last updated: 3/30/2024
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Rutgers' Devine Named Golfer of the Week

Scarlet Knights' graduate student earned runner-up result at Fresno State Classic

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Rutgers graduate student Leigha Devine has been named the Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played during the week of March 21 – March 27, 2024.

Golfer of the Week

Leigha Devine, Rutgers

Graduate Student – Windsor, Colo. – Fossil Ridge – Sport Management

  • Carded a 2-under 214 to finish runner-up in a 116-player field at the Fresno State Classic hosted at Copper River Country Club

  • Shot under par in rounds 1 and 2, highlighted by an eagle on No. 4 in the second round

  • Led the entire field playing Copper River’s longest offerings, finishing 6-under on the course’s Par-5 holes

  • Last Rutgers Golfer of the Week: Rikke Nordvik (10/12/22)

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