SIU sophomore Brooke Cusumano has been selected as a Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today. Cusumano was honored for her performances during the period of April 13 - April 19.
The Saluki women's golf team bounced back with a strong performance on the final day of the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championship, moving up a spot to finish in third place. SIU shot a 314 on the final day, concluding with a 948 team score overall.
The Salukis dropped two spots to fourth place after the second round of play at the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championships on Monday. Four of SIU's five players finished the day shooting rounds in the 80s, compared to yesterday's 70s across the board for the Salukis.
The SIU women's golf team sits in second place, trailing defending champion Wichita State by only one stroke after one round of play at the Missouri Valley Conference women's golf championship.
The SIU women's golf team will conclude the 2014-15 season this weekend as the Salukis travel to Burlington, Iowa to compete in the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Golf Championships hosted by Northern Iowa.