Oct. 14, 2009
IRVING, Texas -
Conference USA features five men's golf squads and five women's teams in the latest Golfweek Top-100 Rankings. The SMU men's team is ranked No. 15 in the nation, while the Tulane women climbed to No. 19.
The Memphis women's team was led by Leslie Grabeman, who guided the Tigers to a share of third place at the Lady Red Wolf Classic. The senior finished with fourth-place honors and tallied her second-consecutive top-10 finish.
C-USA Golf Notebook Oct. 14
FEMALE GOLFERS OF THE WEEK
LESLIE GRABEMAN, Memphis, R-Sr., (Minnesota)
Grabeman carded a 152 (78-74) and finished in fourth place at the Lady Red Wolf Classic in Jonesboro, Ark. The senior set the tone for the Tigers, who finished tied for third in a field of 13 at the rain-shortened event. This is Grabeman's first career Golfer of the Week honor.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
NUNO HENRIQUES, UCF, Jr., (Pendleton School)
Henriques tied for 14th place at the Prestige at PGA West that featured five of the top-40 teams in the country. The junior concluded the three-day event with a 2-over-par 218 and led the Knights to a 10th-place finish. This marks Henriques first career Golfer of the Week honor.
UAB at Bank of Tenn. Intercollegiate (Johnson City, Tenn)
Houston, Rice and UTEP at Lone Star Invitational (San Antonio, Texas)
East Carolina at Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate (Savannah, Ga.)
MEMPHIS HOSTS MEMPHIS INTERCOLLEGIATE (MEMPHIS, TENN.)
Southern Miss at Memphis Intercollegiate (Memphis, Tenn.)
Tulane at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate (Knoxville, Tenn.)
ECU HOSTS LADY PIRATE INTERCOLLEGIATE (GREENVILLE, N.C.)
Memphis and UAB at Wendy's Invitational (Charleston, S.C.)
UTEP at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (Greenville, N.C.)