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Moore, Lopez win golfer of the week awards
Arkansas golfer Taylor Moore on the fifth green during the opening round of the NCAA Regional Golf Tournament Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Blessing Golf Club in Fayetteville.
Arkansas sophomores Taylor Moore and Gaby Lopez earned Southeastern Conference golfer of the week honors Wednesday.
Moore and Lopez each had strong efforts over the weekend helping the men's and women's golf teams to wins. The No. 19 Razorbacks' men won the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., while the No. 5 women won the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.
Moore finished tied with teammate Sebastian Cappelen for fourth in the individual standings at the Gator Invitational. Moore shot an even-par 210 for the weekend with rounds of 71, 71 and 68.
Lopez finished third in the individual standings in Puerto Rico. She shot 2-under 214 for the tournament, including a 4-under 68 in the final round.
It is the first time in school history Arkansas has swept conference golfer of the week awards.