Fifteen MW Women's Golfers Earn NGCA All-American Scholar Distinction

July 6, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Fifteen Mountain West women's golfers were named to the 2012 National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Teams for Division I.

Six MW institutions that sponsor women's golf were recipients of the honor, led by New Mexico with a total of five honorees. Each of the 15 women's golfers was also named to the 2012 Academic All-MW team and received the league's 2011-12 Scholar-Athlete Award.

In addition, incoming members Fresno State and Nevada were represented, as the Bulldog's Madchen Ly and the Wolf Pack's Alex Borcherts were tabbed as All-American Scholar women's golfers.

A total of 602 women's collegiate golfers from NCAA Divisions I, II and III were recognized by the NGCA. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team includes carrying a minimum 3.50 cumulative grade point average and competing in at least 50 percent (Division I) or 66 percent (Division II and III) of her institution's regularly-scheduled competitive rounds during the year.

2012 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars
Name School Major
Lori Harper Boise State Political Science & Business
Jenna Leurquin Boise State International Business
Betsy Kelly Colorado State Business Administration
Christina Spinzig Colorado State Business Administration
Bethany Buchner New Mexico Business Administration
Rebecca Hellbom New Mexico Music
Sofia Hoglund New Mexico Chemistry
Sarah Salvo New Mexico Business Administration
Samantha Stevens New Mexico Political Science
Alessia Knight San Diego State Communications
Malin Enarsson San Diego State Kinesiology
Alexandra Bonetti TCU Business
Charlotte Brooks UNLV Hotel Administration
Bethany Calvo UNLV Fine Arts
Katerina Prorokova UNLV Business