Eastern Kentucky University senior Elsa Moberly was chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week on Wednesday. Moberly led the Colonels and tied for 19th overall in a field that included 75 players at the Bettie Lou Evans Invitational.
Moberly began the tournament with back-to-back rounds of 72 before closing with a round of 75 to finish with a 3-over total of 219 for the tournament.
She helped fuel the team’s total of 882, which was the fifth lowest 54-hole total in program history.
Eastern Kentucky finished just one shot behind fifth place Notre Dame (881) and tied with Toledo (882). The Colonels finished higher than teams from Western Kentucky, East Tennessee, and Akron among others. The field consisted of five ranked teams in the final 2017-18 Golfstat rankings: No. 22 Notre Dame, No. 54 Middle Tennessee State, No. 81 Penn State, No. 103 Kentucky, and No. 129 Western Kentucky. University of Indianapolis finished the year ranked No. 11 in Division-II.
The Colonels will return to the links when they play in the Palmetto Intercollegiate hosted by the College of Charleston Oct. 21-23.
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