WGCA Recognizes Record 19 MIAA Women's Golfers as All-America Scholars

WGCA Recognizes Record 19 MIAA Women's Golfers as All-America Scholars

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - The 18Birdies Women's Ggolf Coaches Association All-American Scholars were announced July 8 with a total of 1,096 women’s collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor.

A record 19 MIAA student-athletes from seven programs garnered All-American Scholar honors, including six from Olivet. Alma's Victoria Basso, Hope's Jordyn Rioux and Abigail Meder, Olivet's Nicole Deweyert, Taylor Elley, and Crystal Lettinga, and Saint Mary's Summer Stillson were honored for the second consecutive academic year; Deweyert and Elley were recognized for the third year.

To note, of the 19 MIAA honorees, seven with freshmen academically.

The criteria for selection to the WGCA All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50. The student athlete must have played in 50% of the college's regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year nominated (Division I and II only) or minimum of 12 rounds for Division III only.


WGCA 2019 All-American Scholars release (pdf)

MIAA Student-Athletes Honored by WGCA

Adrian - Alexis Weston - story link

Alma - Victoria Basso - story link

Calvin - Meredith Bult, Emma Dykhouse, Linnea McDonough - story link

Hope - Abigail Meder, Jordyn Rioux, Deanna DeLeeuw - story link

Kalamazoo - Darby Scott, Cydney Martell, Claire Kalina - story link

Olivet - Nicole Deweyert, Taylor Elley, Crystal Lettinga, Logan McLane, Erin Taylor, Rachel Webb - story link

Saint Mary's - Hannah Finley, Summer Stillson - story link