WAC Golfers of the Month Awarded
Webb, a senior from Malta, Mont. (Western New Mexico), had two top-five finishes in October. At the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate in Manhattan, Kansas, Oct. 1-2, Webb finished in fourth place with a 9-over par 225 (78-77-70), helping the Vandals to a second place team finish. Idaho capped off the month with a victory at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational in El Paso, Texas, that included four other WAC teams. Webb won the individual title with an 8-under par 208 (70-68-70), and was the only player to shoot under par in each of the three rounds. Webb averaged 72.17 strokes per round in the two tournaments.
Daffinrud, a junior from Tonsberg, Norway (Norges Toppidretts Gymnasium), competed in three tournaments during the month, finishing in the top-10 in all three. She opened October with a tie for fifth at the Liz Murphey Fall Preview in Athens, Ga. (69-75-72-216). Daffinrud then placed 10th at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic in Norman, Okla., with a 5-over par 221 (68-78-75). This past week, she capped off the month with a tie for seventh at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational at 1-under par (72-70-73-215). She had five rounds at par or better and averaged 72.44 strokes per round, the best in the WAC.
Other men nominated: Ole Ramsnes, Denver; Travis Wilmore, Louisiana Tech; Will Holdridge, Seattle U; Stanton Tondre, UTSA; Juan Diego Plasencia, Texas State; and Seokwon Jeon, Utah State.
Other women nominated: Kaitlyn Oster, Idaho; Kacey Dalpes, New Mexico State; Clare Sorensen, Seattle U; Fabiola Arriaga, UTSA; and Krista Puisite, Texas State.