Aurora's Sakamoto Cops NACC Weekly Women's Golf Honor

Aurora University freshman Kallie Sakamoto has been named the NACC Women's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of August 28-September 2.
Aurora University freshman Kallie Sakamoto has been named the NACC Women's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of August 28-September 2.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Sept. 5, 2018) --- Aurora University freshman Kallie Sakamoto (Washougal, Wash.) has been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Women's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of August 27-September 2, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Playing in her first collegiate event, Sakamoto tied for second place in a field of 95 golfers at the Shootout on the Border hosted by Carthage College. She fired rounds of 80 and 77 to finish at 13-over-par 157 on the par-72 layout at Bristol Oaks Golf Club and was just two strokes off the winning total of 155 posted by Hunter Kehoe of Saint Mary's (Ind.). The Spartans finished sixth out of 17 teams in the event with a 683 total.

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Other nominations: Sarah Pophal, Edgewood; Allison Grosenick, Marian

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NACC Women's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5 - Kallie Sakamoto, Aurora