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2014-04-01 Miller POW
2014-04-01 Miller POW

Miller's 73 lands golfer of the week recognition

Author: Dave Laketa, CCAC Sports Information
Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 at 12:45 PM

CHICAGO --- Setting a school record en route to placing second overall at the University of St. Francis (Ill.) Spring Invite, Olivet Nazarene University's Ashley Miller (Springhill, Kan.) has been named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for the seven-day period ending March 30, it was announced on Tuesday by the CCAC office.

Miller, a senior, opened the two-day tournament with a school-record and tournament-low round of 73 on Friday.  On Saturday, she registered an 85 to finish four strokes out of first place with her two-round total of 158.

A total of 42 golfers took part in the event with Olivet Nazarene placing second as a team, 10 strokes behind frontrunner Bethel (Ind.) College.

The event was played at the 6,054-yard, par-72 Prairie Bluff Golf Course.  

Olivet Nazarene is among others receiving votes in the latest NAIA Coaches' Poll.