The WGCA All-American Scholars were announced today with a total of 1,401 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
Lenoir-Rhyne placed three women's golfers on the list. Seniors Ainee O'Connor and Jordan Young are joined by freshman Katie Sibley on the All-American Scholars list. For O'Connor, this marks her fourth consecutive year earning the distinction and wraps up a year that saw her win: SAC Golfer of the Year, SAC Elite 20 Award Winner and SAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year while also being named WGCA All-American and CoSIDA Academic All-American.
About the Women's Golf Coaches Association
The Women's Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents over 650 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.