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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 3/7/2024, Last updated: 3/8/2024
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Northwestern's Cai Wins Women's Golfer of the Week

Wildcats senior won medalist honors at the elite Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Northwestern senior Jennifer Cai has been named the Big Ten Women’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played during the week of February 28 – March 7, 2024.

Golfer of the Week

Jennifer Cai, Northwestern

Senior – Irvine, Calif. – Sage Hill School – Psychology

  • Carded a 5-under 208 to earn medalist honors at the 2024 Darius Rucker Intercollegiate hosted at Long Cove Club (Hilton Head Island, S.C.)

  • Finished the tournament with rounds of 68 and 69 to secure her first collegiate win

  • Led all players with 15 birdies, and ranked Top-10 in the field on Par-3, Par-4 and Par-5 holes

  • Led the Wildcats to a runner-up team finish in a field that included eight of the Top-12 teams in the nation, and 11 of the Top-20

  • Last Northwestern Golfer of the Week: Lauryn Nguyen (10/26/23)

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