College Women

Player of the Week: Maria Hernandez, Purdue

Purdue's Maria Hernandez was the individual medalist at the 2009 NCAA Women's Golf Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club.
Purdue's Maria Hernandez was the individual medalist at the 2009 NCAA Women's Golf Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club. ( Tracy Wilcox )

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

With her victory at the NCAA Championship, Purude senior Maria Hernandez sealed her national player of the year title. She won six times this season including her second Big Ten title. In the final round at Caves Valley, she birdied two of her last three holes to shoot 71 and finish at 1-over 289, a shot ahead of USC freshman Jennifer Song.