Published 3:58 pm Friday, March 3, 2023

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NEW ORLEANS – Marshall’s Tyler Jones and ULM’s Alessia Mengoni each turned in standout performances for their respective teams. They have earned Sun Belt Golfer of the Week honors.

Men’s Golfer of the Week
Tyler Jones, Marshall
(Sr., Westerville, Ohio)

Thundering Herd senior Tyler Jones finished the Loyola Intercollegiate at seven-under-par this past weekend, placing him in a tie for sixth and leading Marshall to a fourth-place finish at the event. The highlight of Jones’ weekend was a final-round 67, during which he carded six birdies en route to finishing five-under and Marshall tied for the top team round of the tournament. He finished at even par or better in all three rounds with a 72-70-67 weekend. In total, he carded 14 birdies.

Women’s Golfer of the Week
Alessia Mengoni, ULM
(Jr., Rome, Italy)

Warhawks’ junior Alessia Mengoni fired a six-under-par 66 in the third round to climb four spots into a three-way-tie for first place with an eight-under-par 208 (69-73-66) at the GCU Invitational in Phoenix. Her 66 tied for the second-lowest round in program history and her 54-hole total tied the school record. Her 16 birdies led the 95-player field and she also posted 31 pars. The ULM women’s golf team shot a school-record 10-under-par 278 in the third round of the GCU Invitational on Tuesday, en route to winning the team title by 13 strokes, finishing at 19-under 845. The Warhawks also shattered both the school and tournament records for the lowest 54-hole total. It was the second tournament title of the 2022-23 season for ULM.

2022-23 Sun Belt Men’s Golfers of the Week
Week 1 – Trey Crenshaw, Coastal Carolina
Week 2 – Seth Taylor, Coastal Carolina
Week 3 – Devyn Pappas, Arkansas State
Week 4 – Daniel Cheng, James Madison
Week 5 – Ryan Dupuy, Southern Miss
Week 6 – Mason Williams, Georgia Southern
Week 7 – Tyler Jones, Marshall

2022-23 Sun Belt Women’s Golfers of the Week
Week 1 – Ari Acuff, Georgia State
Week 2 – Greta Rietdorf, South Alabama
Week 3 – Olivia Schmidt, Arkansas State
Week 4 – Kendall Turner, James Madison
Week 5 – Catharina Lohoff, South Alabama
Week 6 – Mattingly Palmer, Texas State
Week 7 – Alessia Mengoni, ULM

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