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UIW’s Hill, SHSU’s Rosada Named October Golfers of the Month

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – UIW’s John Hill and Sam Houston State’s Viera Permata Rosada are the Southland October Golfers of the Month, the league announced Wednesday.Hill competed in a pair of tournaments throughout the month of October, taking 11th place at the Mark Simpson Colorado Invite in Boulder Colo., and 10th place at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M. Over six rounds, the senior averaged 70.8 and recorded a round-low 65 in the final round of the Mark Simpson Colorado Invite. Hill and the Cardinals have since concluded their fall season and will return to the course Feb. 17 for the Latour Intercollegiate in Thibodaux, La.Rosada led the Bearkats with a second-place individual finish at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Kapolei, Hawaii. The freshman concluded play with a 70.7 average and registered a 69 in her final round of the tournament. Sam Houston State has also completed its fall season and returns to action Feb. 10 at the Texas State Invitational in Kyle, Texas.October Men’s Golfer of the Month: John Hill – Sr. – McQueeney, Texas Hill shot under par in four of his six rounds with a team-best 65 in the final round of the Mark Simpson Colorado Invite, where he recorded six birdies and an eagle. Throughout the month, the senior drained 19 birdies, averaged below par and marked a top-10 individual finish.Honorable Mention: Cody Banach, Lamar; Greg Holmes, McNeese; Grayson Gilbert, New Orleans.October Women’s Golfer of the Month: Viera Permata Rosada – Fr. – Jakarta, IndonesiaRosada put together another strong tournament for Sam Houston State, leading the team to a fourth-place finish while taking second place individually at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational. She drained 11 birdies and 36 pars for the tournament, finishing at par or better for all three of her rounds.Honorable Mention: Camila Moreno, Central Arkansas; Elise Parel, Houston Baptist; Iliana Stowers, UIW.Southland monthly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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