Aurora's Sakamoto Captures Final NACC Weekly Women's Golf Honor

Aurora freshman Kallie Sakamoto has been named the NACC Women's Golfer of the Week for the third time this season.
Aurora freshman Kallie Sakamoto has been named the NACC Women's Golfer of the Week for the third time this season.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- 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 September 24-30, 2018, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Sakamoto, a freshman from Washougal, Washington, earned medalist honors at the 2018 NACC Championships while leading Aurora to its seventh league title in record-setting fashion. She was also named NACC Player of the Year and NACC Freshman of the Year after carding rounds of 80, 82 and 77 for a 239 total. The Spartans finished with a record total of 1,002 to earn the NACC's automatic berth to the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships next May at Bay Oaks County Club in Houston, Texas.

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Other nominees -- Kelly Barker, Benedictine; Sarah Pophal, Edgewood; Tayler Wise, Marian


Last Week's Results

Date Teams Event Results Links Notes
Fri., Sep. 28 All NACC schools * 2018 NACC Women's Golf Championship 11:00 a.m. Racine, Wis. (Meadowbrook C.C.)
Sat., Sep. 29 All NACC schools * 2018 NACC Women's Golf Championship 10:30 a.m. Racine, Wis. (Meadowbrook C.C.)
Sun., Sep. 30 All NACC schools * 2018 NACC Women's Golf Championship 9:30 a.m. Racine, Wis. (Meadowbrook C.C.)
* Conference