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|
|Grand Valley State|
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.