LakePoint, Ga. - Jacksonville's Amanda Detmer and Michelle Forsland shared the ASUN Conference Women's Golfer of the Week honor following their performances at the Jacksonville Classic, announced by the league office on Thursday.
The Dolphin tandem split medalist honors at the 10th annual Jacksonville Classic as both finished at one-under par at the three-round, two-day event. Detmer's consistent performance entailed rounds of 72-71-72 and a total of nine birdies, while Forsland tallied scorecards of 75-67-73. Her second round 67 sits as the second-lowest round in program history. Alongside their individual efforts, JU claimed the Jacksonville Classic giving the Dolphins their first team title since March 2014 and the first time winning their home tournament.
Next up for Detmer, Forsland and the Dolphins is the Pinehurst Challenge from Oct. 9-10.
ASUN Women's Golfers of the Week - Oct. 5th
Amanda Detmer, Jacksonville
Junior | Madison, Ind. | International Business
- Second Career ASUN Women's Golfer of the Week honor; first since March 2016
- Tied for first at the Jacksonville Classic with teammate Michelle Forsland
- Carded rounds of 72-71-72 to finish one-under par for the tournament
- Totaled nine birdies over the two-day event including four in each of first two rounds
- Helped Dolphins claim first team title since March 2014
Michelle Forsland, Jacksonville
Sophomore | Kolbotn, Norway
- First Career ASUN Women's Golfer of the Week honor; 10th all-time for JU
- Tied for first at the Jacksonville Classic with teammate Amanda Detmer
- Carded rounds of 75-67-73 to finish one-under par for the tournament
- Led the tournament in birdies with 10; her round of 67 is the second-lowest in program history
- Marked Dolphins' first-ever victory at Jacksonville Classic in 10 attempts
Other Nominees: Roanne Tomlinson, Kennesaw State; Pan Paksanont, USC Upstate.
|Date||ASUN Women's Golfer of the Week||Team|
|Sept. 21||Kaye Kwon||North Florida|
|Sept. 28||Madison Caldwell||Kennesaw State|
|Oct. 5th||Amanda Detmer / Michelle Forsland||Jacksonville|