Six Florida Tech Women’s Golfers Named All-American Scholars, Most Among SSC Schools

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six All-American Scholar selections set a program-record for Florida Tech

Six members of the 2019 NCAA National Champion Florida Tech women’s golf team have been recognized as All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Six members of the 2019 NCAA National Champion Florida Tech women’s golf team have been recognized as All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).

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. In total, 1,097 women’s collegiate golfers received the prestigious honor.

Representing the Crimson & Gray on the 2018-19 WGCA All-America Scholar Teams are Megan Dennis, Lucy Eaton, Hailey Ko, Marybeth McGuire, Paola Ortiz and Lauren Watson.

Eaton and Ko receive the award for the third time in their careers while Dennis, Ortiz and Watson are earning their second career distinction. This is the first appearance for McGuire.

The six All-American Scholar selections set a program-record for Florida Tech and are the most of any team in the Sunshine State Conference.

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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.

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