Powers Earns Third Golfer of the Week Accolade

Feb. 24, 2014

ST. LOUIS - Rachel Powers was named the Missouri Valley Conference Golfer of the Week. It is the third time this season, as well as in her career that Powers has received the honor.

Powers earned the honor after she led the Illinois State women's golf team to a 13-place finish at the Amelia Island Collegiate Invitational at the Amelia National Golf Club in Amelia Island, Fla. Powers' three-round score of 229 (79-77-73) tied her for 32nd place on the individual leaderboard. Powers was able to advance from 46th place in the first round, as she shot a 1-over-par 73 in the third.

Illinois State finished 13th with a team score of 954 (315-323-316), beating out Florida Atlantic (974).

Powers and the Redbirds will be back in action Friday, March 7 at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational in Rio Verde, Ariz.

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