Published 3:13 pm Friday, March 17, 2023

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NEW ORLEANS – Georgia Southern’s Ben Carr and Marshall’s Emily McLatchey each turned in impressive performances for their respective teams. They have earned Sun Belt Golfer of the Week honors.

Men’s Golfer of the Week
Ben Carr, Georgia Southern
(Sr., Columbus, Ga.)

Eagles’ senior golfer Ben Carr tied for second at the Colleton River Collegiate after shooting a 10-under-par 206 (73-65-68). The finish marked his 12th top-five finish and 25th top-10 finish of his career. Carr is currently ranked No. 83 by GolfStat. He led Georgia Southern to its second tournament title of the season.

Women’s Golfer of the Week
Emily McLatchey, Marshall
(So., Winter Park, Fla.)

Thundering Herd sophomore Emily McLatchey earned a second-place finish at the River Landing Classic in Wilmington, N.C. She finished with a 1-over-par 217 (72-72-73) for the week, which left her one shot out of the lead at the event’s end. McLatchey led the field in pars made (41 in 51 holes) and par-three average (2.83). She carded at least two birdies in each round. McLatchey has led Marshall in stroke average in back-to-back tournaments.

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
Week 8 – Ben Carr, Georgia Southern

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
Week 8 – Emily McLatchey, Marshall

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