K-State's Murdoch Named To All-Scholar Team
June 11, 2001
MANHATTAN, KAN. - Kansas State junior Edie Murdoch was recently named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-Scholar Team.
Murdoch was one of 123 student-athletes named to the team for her outstanding performance in both academics and competitive golf at the collegiate level.
The Grants, N.M., native was named Academic All-Big 12 for the third consecutive season in 2001 and had the team's second-best season scoring average at 78.76. She finished 89th at the NCAA Regional Tournament with rounds of 83 and 79. It was the Wildcats' first-ever trip to the NCAA Regionals.
For the season, the golf course management major led the Wildcats with low rounds at the Big 12 Preview (79-71-80--230) in Waco and the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational (76-76-74--226) at Colbert Hills. She tied teammate Christine Boucher for K-State's all-time low score in a 54-hole tournament with her performance in the Sunflower Invitational.
The NGCA All-Scholar Team is selected by the All-America Committee of the NGCA. Team members had to have a 3.4 or higher grade-point average for their collegiate career, have at least sophomore standing, be of high moral character and in good standing at the college and they needed to play in at least 66 percent of the college's regularly scheduled competitive rounds.