Lewis named SEC co-Golfer of the Week

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas junior Stacy Lewis was named Southeastern Conference co-golfer of the week the league office announced Wednesday. Lewis becomes the first player in Lady Razorback history to earn back-to-back golfer of the week honors. "Stacy shot rounds of 67 and 67 – wow, I don’t even know what to say," said Arkansas head coach Kelley Hester. "Her play last week was extremely impressive. I think she hit 35 of 36 greens. Again this is a huge honor to be recognized for her accomplishments and it is very deserving." This week, Lewis won the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic hosted by Oklahoma. The Woodlands, Texas, native carded near-record rounds for a Lady Razorback with 67-67-74 for 208. Lewis’ rounds of 67 are just one stroke off the record she holds after carding a 66 in the final round of the 2006 NCAA Championship, and are the first back-to-back 67s by any Lady’Back. Her final round score of 208 is also just one stroke shy of the school record set by Lewis earlier this year when she counted a 207 tying for the win at the Peg Barnard Invitational. In addition to her personal success, Lewis paced Arkansas to a school record 869 with a record-setting second round of 278. Lewis is just the second Lady Razorback to ever earn SEC Golfer of the Week and has been selected four times during her career. In addition, Lewis is the first Lady Razorback since volleyball’s Sara Kincaid in 2003 to earn back-to-back SEC weekly honors. Florida’s Sandra Gal was also selected as the co-golfer of the week. Lewis and the Lady Razorbacks have an open weekend as they prepare for the 2007 SEC Championship hosted by Mississippi State at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss. For more information about Arkansas women’s golf, log on to LADYBACKS.COM.