DALLAS — WKU golfer Mary Joiner was named to the All-Conference USA Third Team on
Tuesday, earning all-league honors for the second straight season.
The junior Joiner was a first-team selection last season as a sophomore. She joins
Lady Topper greats Ellinor Haag and Georgina Blackman as the only players in program
history with multiple all-conference honors.
Joiner – a Franklin, Ky., native – led WKU this season with a 73.4 stroke average,
which broke her own single-season program record set last season. She also holds the
program record for career stroke average at 74.3.
She notched eight top-25 performances in 10 tournaments in 2018-19, including three
top-10s and two individual victories.
Joiner started the season with a win at the USA Intercollegiate, shooting a
program-record 208 to take the title. She then followed that up with a victory in
the next event at the Boston College Intercollegiate, which the Lady Toppers also
won as a team.
That gave Joiner six individual titles in her college career, which is a Lady Topper
and C-USA record. It also earns her a spot on the NCAA record list for most career
She opened the season with back-to-back C-USA Golfer of the Week awards, which gives
her seven for her career and ties for the second-most in league history.
Joiner is also a standout in the classroom with a 3.87 GPA while majoring in
finance. She is a three-time recipient of the C-USA Commissioner’s Medal for