Three Hoosiers Named Golf All-American Scholars
July 11, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Three members of the Indiana University women's golf team were recently named All-American Scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).
Seniors Kate Coons and Rosie Davies, along with sophomore Elizabeth Tong were among a total of 644 women's collegiate golfers honored among the Division I, II and III levels. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics, requiring a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.
Coons wrapped her college career with three top-10 finishes in 2012-13. She was the top Hoosier finisher at the Briar's Creek Invitational and the Big Ten Championships, where she placed tied for 20th.
Davies had four top-10 finishes in her final season as a Hoosier, led by a tie for second at the IU Fall Kickoff. She led Indiana with a tie for 14th at the Mountain View Collegiate and tied for 11th at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational. Davies also tied for eighth at the Johnie Imes Invitational and tied for ninth at the Hoosier Fall Invitational.
Tong had a memorable sophomore campaign, taking home individual victories at the IU Fall Kickoff, Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown and Indiana Invitational. She was the top Hoosier finisher at five tournaments this season, including the NCAA Central Regional where she finished tied for 26th. Tong led the team in stroke average at 75.28 over 38 rounds of play, with a career best 68 in the second round of the Hoosier Fall Invitational and the final round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown.
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