Kate Petrova named MVC Golfer of the Week


Petrova won the Indiana State Invitational on Monday


  1. LOUIS – On the heels of her second consecutive Indiana State Invitational championship, University of Evansville women’s golfer Kate Petrova has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week.  Petrova shares the accolade three others in the league who were medalists in their respective tournaments.

Petrova paced the field at the Country Club of Terre Haute for the second season in a row on her way to the victory.  She opened the tournament with a 1-under 71 and sat in a tie for the lead following the first 18 holes.  Completing the second round with a 1-over 73, Petrova defeated the competition by two strokes.

Her efforts helped the Purple Aces pick up a runner-up finish in the team standings.  Petrova and the Aces are focused on the upcoming MVC Championship, which takes place April 14-16 in Waterloo, Ill.  Petrova is the defending league champion and helped UE tie for second place last season.