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Walia Claims Inaugural SBC Women’s Golfer of the Week for 2019-20

MONROE, La. – Junior Jahaanvie Walia is the first winner of the Sun Belt Conference Women's Golfer of the Week honor for the 2019-20 season after taking third place at the South Alabama Intercollegiate at Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course in Mobile, Alabama, as announced by the conference office Thursday afternoon.

Walia finished the tournament with a 5-under-par score of 211. After opening play with a 3-under-par 69 on Saturday, Walia finished 1-over-par on Sunday at 73. She entered the final round Monday in a tie for fifth place on the individual leaderboard. Walia was one of just three golfers to shoot a final round score of 69 to move up the leaderboard and finish third overall.