Hernandez Named WAC Golfer of the Week
DENVER – Nevada’s Lauren Hernandez has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week for February 21-March 6.
Hernandez, a senior from Las Vegas, Nev. (Bishop Gorman HS), won her second tournament of the season after capturing the title at the Red Rocks Invitational held in Sedona, Ariz., Feb. 26-27. Hernandez battled windy and chilly conditions to card a final round of 72 to vault her from a tie for 12th to the top spot. Her two-day score of 150 (78-72) was tied for the ninth best in tournament history. Hernandez helped lead Nevada to fourth place in the 18-team field. It is the second time in her career that Hernandez has won a WAC golfer of the week or month award.