INDIANAPOLIS – Oakland women’s golfer Elle Nichols has been named the Horizon League Women’s Golfer of the Week for the period of Oct. 8-21, announced the league office on Thursday. It is Nichols’ second weekly league honor of the season.

Nichols, a freshman from Okemos, Mich., finished runner-up at the Dayton Fall Invitational. Her final round score of 71 was the best of the tournament as she finished with a 5-over-par 145, one shot behind the winner. The Golden Grizzlies finished second out of 15 teams at the tournament. Nichols previously won the award on Oct. 1 after earning medalist honors at the Golden Grizzlies Invitational with another 5-over-par 145.

The Golden Grizzlies have completed their Fall schedule and will be back on the course again Feb. 23-25, 2015 at the GCU Invitational, hosted by Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz.

– Oakland University Athletic Communications