St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 23, 2017 – Sophomore Samantha Haubenstock of the Washington University in St. Louis women's golf team was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Athlete of the Week on Monday, as announced by the Association.
Haubenstock captured medalist honors at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invite in Sandestin, Fla., to help the Bears win the 16 team tournament which included multiple top-25 programs. She tied for first place with a three round eight-over par total of 224 (74-75-75).
The reigning UAA Freshman Golfer of the Year led all 78 competitors with a tournament best eight birdies. With the victory, WashU climbed Golfstat's rankings to No. 2 in the country. Haubenstock earned the UAA weekly honor for the second time this season and for the eighth time in her career.