Women's Golfers Named All-American Scholars
CHICAGO - Five Kansas State women’s golfers were named to the Division I, II and III National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Teams, the Association announced Wednesday. Sarah Heffel, Katy Heffel, Stephanie Limoges, Karen Quintelier and Helene Robert were awarded the honor.
K-State was tied with three other schools for the most selections on the list, which includes athletes from Division I, II and III. Appalachian State, High Point and Louisville also claimed five golfers each to receive the honor.
The criteria for selection to this team include a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and participation in at least 66 percent of the school’s regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year.
Sarah Heffel averaged 79.2 strokes over her junior year. Her best finish was a tie for sixth at the Price’s Give Em Five Challenge. She finished in the top 20 in three events. Heffel recently qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur to take place in Erie, Penn. in August.
Throughout her freshman season, Katy Heffel averaged 81.5 strokes over five tournaments. Her three-round 246 at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational helped the team to a tournament victory in October.
Stephanie Limoges tied for ninth at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational, her best finish of the year. She averaged 80.62 over 32 rounds in her junior season.
Karen Quintelier, the only Wildcat senior on the list, averaged 78.2 on the season. Quintelier finished in the top 20 in five events, including a sixth-place tie at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational.
During her freshman campaign, Helene Robert averaged 79.62 while competing in every event of the year. Robert tied for fifth at the Notre Dame Adidas Invitational with a combined 221.
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