FRISCO — Sophomore Paola Valerio was named the Southland Conference Golfer of the Month for the second time this season, the league office announced on Wednesday.
Valerio recorded top-10 finishes at the UCF Challenge (Feb. 13-15) and Islanders Classic (Feb. 28-March 1), recording a 72.67 stroke average in the two tournamants. The Mexico City native shot a 69 in the second round of the UCF Challenge en route to eighth place (75-69-72=216) on the individual leaderboard and she tied for second at this week's Islanders Classic (73-73-74=220).
Valerio previously was honored for her play during the month of October.
UTSA will be back in action in two weeks at the Administaff Lady Jaguars Intercollegiate in Augusta, Ga. The two-day tournament is slated to begin on Sunday, March 13.