Jean Earns Second Golfer of the Week Honor

Sept. 26, 2012

ST. LOUIS - Senior Katie Jean was named the Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Week, as announced by the league office Wednesday. It is the second time this season that Jean has received the accolade. She previously earned the award on Sept. 13, after winning individual medalist honors at the Redbird Invitational with an impressive performance of 218 (70-75-73).

Jean tallied her third-straight, top-10 performance, as she led the Illinois State women's golf team at the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational (Sept. 24-25), hosted by Kansas. Jean shot a final score of 231 (81-74-76), placing ninth individually. Jean's top-10 performance led the team to a tie for sixth-place with a final score of 951 (321-309-321).

Southern Illinois' Amy Lee was a co-Golfer of the Week selection with Jean.

Jean and the women's golf will return to the course at the Johnie Imes Invitational, Oct. 1-2, in Columbia, Mo. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.