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Burrows Earns Summit League Accolade

Burrows Earns Summit League Accolade

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' Cody Burrows was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week, while Denver's Katharina Baratta collected the women's award for their performances Feb. 17-24.

CODY BURROWS
Fr. // Chickasha, Okla.

  • Collected his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Fired a 54-hole 217 (72-72-73) at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate to finish in a tie for 11th place
  • Finished in a tie for the lead in the field with 41 pars in the tournament
  • Golden Eagles took seventh place in the event that featured a pair of top-50 teams

Also nominated: Keaton Lausch, North Dakota State; Alejandro Perazzo, South Dakota State

Previous honorees: Sept. – Grant Smith, SDSU; Oct. – Andrew Blackburn, WIU; Feb. 17 – Grant Smith, SDSU

KATHARINA BARATTA, DENVER
Fr. // Klosterneuburg, Austria

  • Earned her second consecutive Golfer of the Week award and second of her career
  • Fired a 220 (75-70-75) at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, finishing in a tie for 25th place
  • Denver finished in a tie for 13th place behind four top-10 programs with 12 being in the top-50

Also nominated: Emma Groom, North Dakota State; Megan Mingo, South Dakota State

Previous honorees: Sept. – Katharina Baratta, DU/Brenna Lervick, USD; Oct. – Megan Mingo, SDSU; Feb. 17 – Katharina Baratta, DU

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In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 75 Academic All-Americans, 65 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. In 2014-15, The Summit League ranked first for NCAA Graduation Success Rate in women's basketball and second in baseball. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit the newly re-designed www.thesummitleague.org website, follow Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl. 

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