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APSU’s Jessica Cathey named Ohio Valley Conference Adidas Female Golfer of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceClarksville, TN – Freshman Jessica Cathey, who shot a career-best 1-under 71 in Austin Peay State University’s dual match victory against Belmont, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Female Golfer of the Week.

It was the first such honor for Cathey, APSU’s first-year player from Hixon. And she earned it with a trio of solid rounds as APSU played three weekend dual matches.

APSU Freshman Jessica Cathey. Austin Peay Women's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Freshman Jessica Cathey. Austin Peay Women’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

It was the first such honor for Cathey, APSU’s first-year player from Hixon. And she earned it with a trio of solid rounds as APSU played three weekend dual matches.

She capped the week with a career low round of 71 (-1), Monday, against Belmont, finishing first place in the 12-player event. That round was five shots better than any over competitor and three strokes better than her previous best. It included four-straight birdies at the turn, resulting in a 32 on the back nine.

She began the weekend with a 77 (fifth overall) against Murray State and followed with an 82 (third overall) in rainy and windy conditions on Sunday against Tennessee State.


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