Southwest Minnesota State senior Krista Weiszhaar was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Golfer of the Week for her performance at the Missouri Western State Open Sunday and Monday in St. Joseph, Mo. The announcement was made Wednesday by the NSIC?office in Burnsville.
Weiszhaar, a native of Harwood, N.D., finished second indivually among 61 golfers at the 10-team invitational with a 15-over-par 36-hole score of 159. She finished one stroke behind medalist Rebecka Surtevall from Arkansas Tech. Weiszhaar led after the first day of competition thanks to a round of 77 on Sunday. She shot an 82 Monday to finish second for the third time this season. She has four top-eight finishes in eight tournaments.
Weiszhaar leads SMSU with an 82.4 stroke average in 14 rounds. Her 82.7 career stroke average ranks fourth in SMSU history.