Southwestern’s Bernice Leonard earns SCAC Golfer of the Week honors

(Southwestern athletics courtesy photo.)
(Southwestern athletics courtesy photo.)

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Southwestern women’s golf player Bernice Leonard was named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the week for tournaments played through Tuesday, September 24, the league announced Wednesday.

The junior from Bellaire, Texas competed in the Depauw Small College Classic, helping to lead the Pirates to an eighth place finish in the 16-team field and earning her second Golfer of the Week award this season.

Leonard carded back-to-back rounds of 81 for an overall mark of 162 giving her a 12th place finish to lead the Pirates. Leonard was just six strokes behind the tournament champion.

Leonard and the Pirates will compete next at the Golfweek Fall Invitational in Destin, Fla. held October 12-14.

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