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2019 NAIA National Women's Golfer of the Week - (April 24)


KANSAS CITY, MO. - Melissa Eldredge of Oklahoma City has been named the NAIA National Women's Golf Golfer of the Week, the National office announced Wednesday. 

Melissa Eldredge, Oklahoma City

JR, Eufaula, Okla.

Melissa Eldredge beat out 50 golfers on Saturday to win the Sooner Athletic Conference Championship

  • Eldredge hit nine birdies including five on Saturday
  • She posted a score of 71-71-142
  • Rallied from a two-stroke deficit to win the tournament by one

Nominees: Mikala Jungmeyer, Columbia (Mo.) ; Rachita Vasandani, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) ; Courtney Lewis, Point (Ga.) ; Kelsey Cassada, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Mackenzie Mehaffey, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Kendall Paris, Governors State (Ill.) ; Sarah Maddox, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Nicole Jung, Taylor (Ind.) ; Chloe Crusan, Bethel (Ind.) ; Sydney Abbott, Grace (Ind.) ; Shelly Shafer, Indiana Wesleyan ; Marissa Louder, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) ; Jenna Knutson, Jamestown (N.D.) ; Kate Wynja, Northwestern (Iowa) ; Raveena Masuta, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Karli Karrigan, Grand View (Iowa) ; Alexis Guimaraes, William Penn (Iowa) ; Casey Noble, Mount Mercy (Iowa) ; Samantha Mitchell, Baker (Kan.) ; Nicole Misner, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Bre Nowak, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Samantha Fuller, Keiser (Fla.) ; Vanessa Schloo, USC Beaufort (S.C.) ; Jenne' Venier, Lourdes (Ohio)


2018-19 Women's Golf Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (March 27): Esther Lee, British Columbia

Week 2 (April 03): Kate Johnston, British Columbia

Week 3 (April 10): Maria Zrodowska, William Woods (Mo.)

Week 4 (April 24): Melissa Eldredge, Oklahoma City

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Golf Championship
Sports Rules - Golf (W)
Official Merchandise-Women's Golf