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Thackerson Earns First-Team All-SAC Golf Honors PDF Print
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Saturday, 14 April 2012 09:51

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Katie Thackerson has been named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Women's Golf First Team, league officials announced this afternoon. Thackerson, a senior from Earl, N.C., leads the team this season with a 79.5-stroke average. In 2011-12, Thackerson has three top-10

and two top-5 finishes on the season and won the first tournament of her career earlier this week at the Aramark Intercollegiate in Etowah, N.C.
In addition, Thackerson led the Bears to a first-place finish as a team at the tournament as well.
Lenoir-Rhyne will host the 2012 Men's and Women's Food Lion Atlantic Conference Golf Championships on Monday and Tuesday at the Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, N.C.


2012 South Atlantic Conference
Men's and Women's Golf Awards


First Team
Maria Luz Besio, Newberry
Jillian Corum, Tusculum
Emee Herbert, Tusculum
Brittany McCown, Lincoln Memorial
Katie Thackerson, Lenoir-Rhyne


Second Team
Lisa Brandl, Newberry
Lucia Careaga, Wingate
Barbara Castro, Newberry
Jennifer Oliver, Carson-Newman
Erica Ray, Carson-Newman


Player of the Year: Maria Luz Besio, Newberry
Freshman of the Year: Emee Herbert, Tusculum
Coach of the Year: Bob Dibble, Tusculum


First Team
Liam Ashby, Carson-Newman
Brian Denton, Wingate
Gavin Hay, Carson-Newman
Kim Koivu, Brevard
Jonathan Kim Moss, Carson-Newman


Second Team
Clifford Blanquicet, Wingate
Matthew Campbell, Newberry
Matt Hardman, Catawba
Eric Kennedy, Lincoln Memorial
Antoine LeSaux, Wingate


Player of the Year: Liam Ashby, Carson-Newman
Freshman of the Year: Kim Koivu, Brevard
Coach of the Year: Corey Iacofano, Wingate


Photo Courtesy: Katie Thackerson, L-R Athletics

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