Charlotte, N.C. – Presbyterian College’s Julie Hillestad (Hamar, Norway) has been named the Big South Women’s Golf Freshman of the Week for events played March 21-27. Hillestad tied for 6th with a collegiate-best 149 (74, 75) at the French Broad Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday.

Hillestad led the Blue Hose with 23 pars and led the tournament with a -2 score across the par-5’s. UNC Asheville hosted the two-day event at the par-71, 5897 yard course at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove.

Presbyterian College returns to play at the Edisto Island Invitational from March 31-April 1.