Norman and McGarr named GSW top performers in September

Published 12:26 pm Wednesday, October 10, 2018

By Staff Reports


AMERICUS – GSW Men’s golfer Vincent Norman and women’s cross country runner Katherine McGarr have been named the Georgia Southwestern State University top athletic performers for the month of September.

Norman, a junior from Stockholm, Sweden, finished in third place at the Cougar Invitational presented by AFLAC. Norman shot a 6-under par 207 in the three rounds played Monday and Tuesday, September 24 and 25. He shot the round of the tournament with a 5-under 66 in the final round, which is the second-lowest round in the Peach Belt Conference this season. Norman finished one stroke out of a tie for first place in the 17-team, 90-golfer field. Norman 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. Norman is a Business Management major.

Katherine McGarr, a senior from Cordele, GA, led the Lady Hurricanes cross country team in both races to open the 2018 season. Her time of 21:24.16 at the Jaguar XC Invitational on Saturday, September 22, was good for 33rd place out of 79 participants. McGarr is an Exercise Science major.

GSW coaches nominate student-athletes and vote for the recipients of the award each month.