S-A of the Week: Karakot Simsiriwong


Karakot Simsiriwong

Karakot Simsiriwong

Sept. 16, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Junior Karakot Simsiriwong finished in second place at the Murray State Drake Creek Invitational on Sept. 10 and is this week's Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week.

The Narathiwat Thailand native helped the Herd move from ninth place to fifth over the two day, three round tournament in Ledbetter, Ky. Simsiriwong finished four shots behind tournament winner Dalaney Howson of Murray State with a one-under-215. She posted 12 birdies over the 54 holes and shared the best par-3 shooting with Jessica Cathey of Austin Peay with a 2.89.

On Sept. 11, Simsiriwong was named Conference USA Golfer of the Week, the second such honor of her career.

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