AMERICUS, Ga. -- Men's golfer Vincent Norrman and women's cross country runner Katherine McGarr have been named the Georgia Southwestern State University Department of Athletics top performers for the month of September.
Norrman, a junior from Stockholm, Sweden, finished in third place at the Cougar Invitational presented by AFLAC, shooting a 6-under-par 207 in the three rounds played Sept. 24-25. He had the low round of the tournament with a 5-under 66 in the final round, which is the second-lowest (relative to par) round in the Peach Belt Conference this season, and finished just one stroke out of a tie for first place in the 17-team, 90-golfer field. Norrman broke the 54-hole GSW record of 209 and was named the first Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Week for the 2018-19 season. Norrman in a business management major.
McGarr, a senior from Cordele, Ga., led the Lady Hurricanes in both races to open the 2018 season. Her time of 21:24.16 at the Jaguar XC Invitational on Sept. 22 was good for 33rd place out of 79 participants. McGarr is an exercise science major.
GSW coaches nominate athletes and vote for the recipients of the award each month.