Ariel McNair Named CAA Golfer of the Week

Junior Ariel McNair was named the CAA Golfer of the Week

Junior Ariel McNair was named the CAA Golfer of the Week

Oct. 25, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. - Xavier junior women's golfer Ariel McNair has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Golfer of the Week after posting a career-low finish at the FedEx Memphis Women's Intercollegiate.

This is the first weekly honor for the Musketeers this season.

McNair earned a tie for sixth place at the tournament shooting 74-79-74--227 (+14) at the 71 par, 6,150-yard Ridgeway Country Club in Germantown, Tenn. The junior opened the tournament in second place after the first round and tied a career-low 74 in the first and final rounds. McNair's tie for sixth is her first career top-10 finish. The Aurora, Ohio, native led Xavier to a second-place team finish.

The Musketeers are set to travel to Kiawah Island, S.C., this weekend to participate in the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate Oct. 28-29.