Southland monthly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Autumn Bynum, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Elodie Chapelet, Lamar; Emma Svensson, Central Arkansas; Kaity Cummings, Houston Baptist. She ended the month with third place honors at the Little Rock Golf Classic. She had three birdies in the final round to finish six-over par and two strokes from the leader. FRISCO, Texas – For the second time this season, Sam Houston State sophomore Hanna Alberto is the Southland Conference Women’s Golfer of the Month, the league announced Wednesday. Southland Golfers of the Month are presented by UniversalCoin.com. The Kingwood, Texas, native opened the month with a second-place finish at Sam Houston’s host tournament, the Bearkat Invitational, en route to earning the Bearkats a team win. She posted two rounds under par; only one of two competitors to accomplish that feat at the tournament. The Bearkats will pick action back up in the spring at the Islander Classic, hosted by Southland rival Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The tournament is set for February 26-27, 2018, at the Corpus Christi Country Club. The two-time Southland Golfer of the Month then finished tied for 12th at 13-over par at the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational in Seattle, Wash., in a third place finish for the Bearkats. Alberto added two more top-three finishes in October to her resume, bringing her yearly total to four in five events.