Erica Popson shared medalist honors at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic this past weekend.
March 14, 2012
Junior Erica Popson was named the SEC Golfer of the Week on Wednesday. Popson captured medalist honors at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic this past weekend with a 2-under-par total of 214.
The Davenport, Fla., native tied with North Carolina's Catherine McDonnell for the win in Baton Rouge. Popson used a three-under 69 in the tournament's last round to make the surge into first after starting the day tied for fourth place.
The weekend saw her first two rounds of par or better since returning from surgery in the fall and marked the third round in the 60s for Popson this season. She led the field in par 4 scoring (4.03, +1), par 5 scoring (4.33, -8) and birdies (14).
Three Southeastern Conference schools joined No. 14 Tennessee in the LSU Tiger Golf Classic: host Louisiana State, Vanderbilt and Kentucky.
The Lady Vols return to action in the Maui Spring Invitational in Hawaii on March 26.