Linnens named Valley Golfer of Week
Missouri State's Missy Linnens has been named Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Week after leading the Bears to a second-place finish at the season-opening Islander Spring Classic in Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 26-27).
The defending conference medalist, Linnens finished fifth overall and was the top MVC finisher at the tournament with a 54-hole total of 220 after firing 75-73-72--220 at the Corpus Christi Country Club. The junior from Goddard, Kan., finished just a stroke out of second place and five behind medalist Christina Lecuyer of Central Arkansas. She currently ranks second in the conference in scoring average at 75.9.
The Bears finished second in the tournament, shooting 300-300-296 for a school 54-hole scoring record of 896, four shots behind winner Sam Houston State.