San Diego State's Emma Henrikson Named Mountain West Women's Golfer of the Week

Feb. 21, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State freshman Emma Henrikson has been selected Mountain West Women's Golfer of the Week for tournaments played Feb. 11 - Feb. 19.

In the first tournament of the spring, Henrikson registered the highest individual finish of her career, taking third place out of 65 golfers at The Gold Rush presented by Farmers Insurance, held at the Yorba Linda Country Club in Yorba Linda, Calif., on Feb. 11-12. The Malmo, Sweden, native carded a 10-over-par 226 (71-73-82) on the par-72, 6,077-yard course. Henrikson's opening round of 71 marked a season low and was the second lowest round in the tournament. She also tied for the tournament lead with nine birdies. As a team, San Diego State posted its best showing of the 2012-13 campaign, as the Aztecs finished fourth among the field of 11 squads with a combined score of 77-over 941 (308-315-318).

Through 15 rounds, Henrikson leads SDSU and ranks sixth in the Mountain West with a 75.13 stroke average. This marks the first career MW Golfer of the Week award for Henrikson.