Fassi Earns SEC Weekly Honor


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas senior Maria Fassi was selected as the Southeastern Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced today.

The Razorback All-American fired a final round 68 to finish second at the Evans-Derby Experience at Auburn on Monday. Fassi’s finish paced Arkansas to a runner-up finish. The team finish is the second runner-up finish and the fifth top-3 finish in seven events. Fassi’s final round 68 is her third round in the 60’s and her 12th round of par or better this season. Fassi ranks third in the SEC with a 71.65 stroke average through 17 rounds this season.

Fassi and head coach Shauna Taylor spent Wednesday in New York City taking part in several media appearances to preview the upcoming Augusta National Women’s Amateur. The event takes place April 3-6 at the famed Augusta National featuring 72 amateurs in a 54-hole event. Razorback teammate Dylan Kim joins Fassi in Georgia at the prestigious event.

The No. 8 Razorbacks return to the links at the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic in Athens, Georgia, April 11-13. It is the final event before beginning postseason play at the SEC Championship April 17-21.