Kristen Cline Named WAC Women's Golfer Of The Month

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Kristen Cline was named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month, for September. The senior led the defending WAC Champion Aggies through their first two events with a pair of top-15 placings.

At the Red Raider Invitational, she shot 73-72-75—220 (+4), which put her in a tie for sixth among the 75 golfers. This score helped lead NM State to its first tournament title of the season. That tournament was followed up by the Golfweek Conference Challenge which saw Cline fire 73-72-74—219 (+3). The senior tied for 14th out of 90 golfers and the Aggies took seventh place in the tournament.

Throughout the Red Raider Invitational and Golfweek Conference Challenge, Cline shot 38 and 37 holes for par, respectively, as well as hitting seven birdies in each event. After six rounds, the Socorro, N.M. native has an average score of 73.17, which leads the WAC.

Up next for Cline and the Aggies is the NM State Aggie Invitational which will be played at the NMSU Golf Course, Oct. 3-5.