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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/7/2024, Last updated: 2/7/2024
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Minnesota's McCauley, Nebraska's Strand Earn Golfer of the Week honors

Sophomore standouts post 6-under 210's to tee off spring season

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Minnesota sophomore Isabella McCauley and Nebraska sophomore Kelli Ann Strand have been named Big Ten Conference Women’s Golfers of the Week for tournaments played February 1-6.

Golfers of the Week

Isabella McCauley, Minnesota

So. – Inver Grove Heights, Minn. – Simley – Business & Marketing Education

  • Posted three rounds under-par (69-71-70) on her way to a 6-under 210 at the Purdue Puerto Rico Classic

  • Was the top Big Ten finisher at the event in a tie for sixth on the leaderboard

  • Shot par-or-better on 48-of-54 holes at the Grand Reserve Golf Club in Rio Grande

Kelli Ann Strand, Nebraska

So. – Challis, Idaho – Challis – Accounting

  • Opened the spring schedule with a 6-under 210 at the UCF Challenge, which included a second-round 68 (-4)

  • Was the top Big Ten finisher at the event which included four conference teams

  • Earned her second Top-10 result, and fourth Top-15 finish, through five tournaments this season

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