Aläng Collects C-USA Women's Golfer of the Week
Oct. 17, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Following her consistent performance at the Mercedes Benz Intercollegiate last weekend, senior women’s golfer Alex Aläng was named Conference USA Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Aläng finished tied for 11th place with a three-day total of 218 in the highly competitive field over the weekend.The Tullinge, Sweden native posted scores of 73 in each of the first two rounds before finishing with her season-low round of 72. In the final round, Aläng carded two birdies on the back nine to post a one-under 35 before registering a 37 front nine for a total of 72. She finished the tournament with a total of 218 and placed 11th. This is the second C-USA weekly award Aläng has won, and the first this season. Aläng and the rest of Memphis women’s golf team will return to action on Monday and Tuesday at their home tournament, the FedEx Memphis Women’s Intercollegiate. The tournament takes place at Ridgeway Country Club starting at 8:00 a.m. each day. Live scoring will be available on Golfstat.com. Fans can also follow @MemphisWGolf on twitter for updates regarding the tournament and Lady Tiger golf.