SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts' Cody Burrows and South Dakota State's Teresa Toscano were rewarded for their consistent play throughout the month of October as both repeated as Summit League Male and Female Golfers of the Month, respectively.
Burrows turned in a pair of top-10 finishes in October, including a tie for third at the Herb Wimberley Intercollegiate (217; +4), which was the top individual finish by a Summit League Golfer during the month. He also tied for seventh at the Pepsi Cola Classic to wrap up the Golden Eagles' fall schedule. His second-round score of 69 (-3) was his best of the month, helping him finish with a 54-hole total of 217 (+1).
Toscano backed up an impressive September with two more top-10 finishes to close out the fall season. She tied for seventh at both the NM State Aggie Invitational (218; +4) and UC Irvine Invitational (212; -2) during the month. Her 212 score in the fall finale topped her previous season best of 214 that she set while capturing the UNO Fall Invitational. Toscano closed out with a pair of rounds under par, including a season-best of 70 (-2) in the second round.
Male Golfer of the Month
Cody Burrows, Oral Roberts
Sr. | Chickasha, Okla.
• Second Golfer of the Month accolade to go with four career weekly honors
• Added two more top-10 finishes in October bringing his fall total to three
Female Golfer of the Month
Teresa Toscano, South Dakota State
Jr. | Huelva, Spain
• Second Golfer of the Month accolade to go with three career weekly honors
• Added three more rounds of par or better in October to bring her total on the season to a league-leading six
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Through 36 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 115,000 at nine institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Purdue Fort Wayne (Purdue University Fort Wayne), the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced 12 NCAA Champions along with over 100 Academic All-Americans, and nearly 125 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level.