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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Southwestern University golfer Bernice Leonard was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for the first week of the Fall golf season, the conference announced on Wednesday.

The junior from Bellaire, Texas, won her first collegiate tournament at the Lady Bulldog Fall Classic as she bested the field with an overall mark of 146 (74, 72), five shots ahead of the second place golfer.

Leonard led the Pirates to a third place finish, who carded an overall 646 (327, 319). Leonard’s second-round score of 72 was the lowest single-round score for any of the golfers at the tournament.