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Lopez, @RazorbackWGolf Honored

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Lopez, @RazorbackWGolf Honored

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas sophomore Gabriela Lopez earned Southeastern Conference Golfer of the Week,
Golfweek.com Player of the Week and the @RazorbackWGolf was named
Golfweek.com Team of the Week it was recently announced. Lopez, a second-year player from Mexico City, Mexico, won the LSU Golf Classic in a one-hole playoff this weekend. She hit her playoff tee shot into the bunker and got up-and-down for par, winning with a five-foot putt for medalist honors. Lopez shot 74-71-68=213 in the victory. It was the first win of the second and the second of her career. Lopez was also selected as the
Golfweek.com Player of the Week for the win. It is her seventh top five career finish. In addition, her 213 set a course record since the University Club was renovated in 2010 and it tied her season-best total. It is her second SEC weekly honor of the season. The @RazorbackWGolf team earned Golfweek.com Team of the Week honors winning the LSU Golf Classic. Arkansas posted an 18-over 882 winning by eight strokes over Central Florida. It was the third team title of the season for the Razorbacks and their third victory in four years at the tournament. For more information on Arkansas women’s golf, follow @RazorbackWGolf on Twitter.



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