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Swift Earns NGCA All-American Scholar Honors
Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - UW-Eau Claire women's golfer Emily Swift (Fr.-Onalaska, Wis.) has been named to the 2009 National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for Division III, NCGA officials announced today.
Swift, an accounting major, maintains a 3.75 cumulative grade point average. This season she helped the Blugolds to a sixth place finish at the NCAA Division III Championship after finishing tied for 42nd out of 111 golfers. Swift golfed in every tournament the Blugolds competed in this year and played 22.5 total rounds. She was third on the team with an 83.6 stroke per round average and finished fifth or better in three tournaments.
This year, 410 golfers from Divisions I, II and III were recognized for the honor. Only 67 athletes from Division III were selected to this year's team. In addition to Swift, three other golfers from the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) received the honor: Michelle Pascavis (UW-Stevens Point), Danelle Olson (UW-Stevens Point) and Diana Schmidt (UW-Whitewater).
The NGCA All-American Scholar Team is made up of golfers who maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 and participate in at least 66% of the college's regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year.