Finkelstein Named MW Golfer Of The Week

April 3, 2013

LAS VEGAS ( - UNLV sophomore Dana Finkelstein has been selected Mountain West Women's Golfer of the Week for tournaments played March 31 - April 2, the conference office announced earlier today.

Finkelstein tied for eighth place out of 83 golfers at the San Diego State Farms Invitational held in Rancho Sante Fe, Calif. The Chandler, Ariz., native carded a 7-over-par 223 (76-73-74) on the par 72, 6,211-yard course. Finkelstein recorded five birdies across the 54-hole tournament en route to her third top 10 finish of the year, and sixth of her career.

As a team, UNLV posted its fifth top five finish of the 2012-13 campaign, as the Rebels placed fifth among the field of 15 squads with a combined score of 50-over 914 (302-298-314).

Through 23 rounds, Finkelstein leads all Mountain West golfers with a 74.48 stroke average. This marks the second career MW Golfer of the Week award for Finkelstein.

UNLV will be action on April 12 as the Rebels will travel to Tempe, Ariz. to take part in the PING/ASU Invitational.