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BOONE, N.C. – Five App State women’s golf student-athletes were named All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) for the 2020-21 season.

Seniors Mogie Adamchik, Melany Chong, Carrie Catherine Ganim and Sarah Hardin and junior Kayla Ward were selected for the honor. It marks the fourth such honor for Chong, the third for Adamchik and second for both Ganim and Hardin. The five athletes helped the Mountaineers post a 3.66 team GPA in the fall semester and 3.58 team GPA during the spring.

During the 2020-21 season, App State posted a pair of top-three team finishes and saw Hardin (17th) and Chong (27th) record top-30 finishes at the Sun Belt Championship.

A total of 1,432 women’s golfers were recognized with the national honor this season. 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 is 3.50.

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 650 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.

Photo Courtesy: Sarah Hardin, App State Sports

 

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