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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 9/13/2023, Last updated: 3/15/2024
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Nebraska Earns Weekly Women's Golf Honor

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Senior Michaela Vavrova of Nebraska has been named Big Ten Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played Sept. 11-12.


Golfer of the Week

Michaela Vavrova, Nebraska

Sr. – Bojnice, Slovakia — Slovak National Team

  • Shot a career-best 11-under-par 205 to tie for fifth place (out of 71 golfers) at the Sam Golden Invitational, held Sept. 11-12 at Oakmont Country Club in Corinth, Texas

  • Carded three rounds in the 60s (69-68-68) to finish with a 68.3 stroke average and the third-best 54-hole score in school history

  • Shaved 11 shots off her previous low score in helping Nebraska to a fifth-place finish against a field that included six NCAA regional teams from 2023

  • The two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection earns her second Big Ten weekly award

  • Last Nebraska Women’s Golfer of the Week: Miu Takahashi (Oct. 12, 2022)


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

Sept. 6: Isabella McCauley, So., MINN

Sept. 13: Michaela Vavrova, Sr., NEB