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Brorman Earns Summit League Honor After Career Round

Brorman Earns Summit League Honor After Career Round

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' Blake Brorman was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Week, while Denver's Jessica Dreesbeimdieke collected the women's award for their performances Feb. 25-March 1. It is the second week in a row in which ORU has taken home Summit League Golfer of the Week honors.

BLAKE BRORMAN, ORAL ROBERTS
Sr. // Big Spring, Texas

  • Collected his first career Golfer of the Week award
  • Shot a 218 (75-70-73) at the 54-hole tournament in Houston to finish in a tie for 14th place
  • His second round 70 and three-round 218 were both career lows for the senior
  • Produced his first career top-20 finish and fired his three lowest rounds of the season

Previous honorees: Sept. – Grant Smith, SDSU; Oct. – Andrew Blackburn, WIU; Feb. 17 – Grant Smith, SDSU; Feb. 25 – Cody Burrows, ORU

JESSICA DREESBEIMDIEKE, DENVER
So. // Windhoek, Namibia

  • Earned her first career Golfer of the Week honor
  • Placed in a tie for 28th place out of 86 golfers at the Bruin Wave Invitational with a 54-hole 229 (71-78-80)
  • Had a stroke average of 76.3 for the week and lowered her season average to 77.4
  • Pioneers finished in a tie for 12th place out of 16 teams in the tournament

Previous honorees: Sept. – Katharina Baratta, DU/Brenna Lervick, USD; Oct. – Megan Mingo, SDSU; Feb. 17 – Katharina Baratta, DU; Feb. 25 – Katharina Baratta, DU

ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
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-designedwww.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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