Suzann Pettersen was nominated as an Athlete of the Month for October

Suzann Pettersen
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Suzann Pettersen of Norway celebrates after winning the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship at the Sunrise Golf Course on October 28, 2012 in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Voting for the United States Sports Academy's female Athlete of the Month has begun and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 13. Vote now for the top Athlete at http://www.ussa.edu/ballots/athlete-of-the-month/

Suzann Pettersen was nominated for winning back to back events on the LPGA Tour. Three weeks ago Pettersen defeated Catriona Matthew in a playoff at the LPGA KEB-HanaBank Championship and followed up that victory with another one at the Sunrise Taiwan LPGA Championship.

The monthly winners qualify for the Academy's 28th annual Athlete of the Year ballot in December. Online voting for Athlete of the Year is done by the Academy, "America's Sports University," in conjunction with NBC Sports and USA Today.

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