WGCA Releases its 2017-18 All-American Scholars List

WGCA Releases its 2017-18 All-American Scholars List

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Twenty-two (22) Summit League golfers were named All-American Scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Wednesday afternoon.

The Mavericks of Omaha led the way for The Summit League with six selections to the All-American Scholar team, followed by Denver's five. Western Illinois had four golfers make the list, while Purdue Fort Wayne and North Dakota State each boasted three selections. South Dakota State added one student-athlete to the list as well.

Of the 22 Summit Leaguers recognized, 14 received distinction for at least the second time in their careers. In fact, Denver's Jessica Dreesbeimdieke and Purdue Fort Wayne's Monica Dorner both garnered their fourth-career WGCA All-American Scholar accolade Wednesday.

It was the third such honor for Sophie Newlove (Denver), Madison Chesnutt (Purdue Fort Wayne) and Megan Vetrovsky (Omaha), while nine others made their second-consecutive appearance on the WGCA All-American Scholar list.

In order to qualify as a WGCA All-American Scholar, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50.

In total, 1,011 student-athletes earned WGCA All-American Scholar distinction in 2017-18. The full list of golfers can be found here.

2017-18 Summit League WGCA All-American Scholars

Name

2017-18 Academic Status

University

Jessica Dreesbeimdieke 4

Senior

Denver

Camille Enright 2

Sophomore

Denver

Sophie Newlove 3

Junior

Denver

Lauren Whyte

Senior

Denver

Mary Weinstein

Sophomore

Denver

Abigail Carlsen 2

Junior

Purdue Fort Wayne

Madison Chesnutt 3

Senior

Purdue Fort Wayne

Monica Dorner 4

Senior

Purdue Fort Wayne

Taylor McCorkle

Freshman

North Dakota State

Camryn Roadley 2

Sophomore

North Dakota State

Alexis Thomas

Freshman

North Dakota State

Mandy Boyle 2

Junior

Omaha

Samantha Chong

Sophomore

Omaha

Hannah Hunke

Freshman

Omaha

Samantha Langford

Sophomore

Omaha

Megan Vetrovsky 3

Senior

Omaha

Jordan York 2

Junior

Omaha

Sydney Bormann 2

Sophomore

South Dakota State

Ashley Dumler 2

Senior

Western Illinois

Nicole Hamilton-Cross 2

Sophomore

Western Illinois

Cassidy Jurkaites 2

Senior

Western Illinois

Alex Krehbiel

Senior

Western Illinois

 

2 = Second-career WGCA All-American Scholar accolade

3 = Third-career WGCA All-American Scholar accolade

4 = Fourth-career WGCA All-American Scholar accolade


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