GLIAC Honors 22 WGCA All-America Scholar Recipients; Three Teams Earn Top 25 GPA Recognition

GLIAC Honors 22 WGCA All-America Scholar Recipients; Three Teams Earn Top 25 GPA Recognition

Official WGCA Release

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced today with a total of 1,011 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. Overall, 22 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's golfers achieved All-America Scholar distinction.

Additionally, three GLIAC programs earned 2017-18 WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA recognition with team GPAs inside the Top 25 of Division II. Davenport University posted a 3.683 grade-point average to finish 10th nationally, while Tiffin University posted a 3.652 mark to sit 16th in its final year in the conference. Wayne State rounded out the GLIAC honorees at No. 18 in the country with a GPA of 3.635.

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. The 2017-2018 WGCA All-American Scholar Team is as follows:

2018 WGCA All-America Scholars
Logan Pottorf
Sophie Hemleben
Rachael Rier
Kylee Nemetz
Frida Henningsson
Ferris State
Mari Suokko
Margo Brown
Grand Valley State
Abbey Pierce
Monica Gabriele
Sydni Harding
Saginaw Valley
Sabrina Coffman
Emily Barker
Alexa Marston
Sarah Herb
Staci Ludwig
Melissa Gabriele
Alice Putoud
Emily Koehler
Wayne State
Anastassia Lee
Meredith Weidner
Josie Kurosky
Rylee George

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 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.