NGCA Announces 2008-09 Division III Women's College Golf Awards

NGCA Announces 2008-09 Division III Women's College Golf Awards

SANTA CRUZ, CA -- Head Women's Golf Coach Paulette Pera was named this years West Regional Coach of they Year. Also being recognized and placed onto the All Region Team was Freshman Julia Williams. This year's women's golf team finished 5th in the NCAA West Region, 18th in the nation in head to head competition, and had three first place finishes in NCAA matches. Below is the complete list of the NGCA Awards.

NATIONAL GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2008-2009 DIVISION III AWARD WINNERS

 

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida (May 14, 2009) – The National Golf Coaches Association today announced the 2008-09 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division III Women's Collegiate Golf. Winners were recognized at the NGCA Division III Awards Banquet held in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  For further information regarding these awards including selection criteria, please visit www.ngca.com.

PING NGCA Division III Player of the Year

Jessica Urban - University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

NGCA Division III Freshman of the Year

Emily Bachert - Centre College

NGCA Division III Kim Moore Spirit Award

Madeline Murphy - Illinois Wesleyan University

Division III SkyCaddie NGCA National Coach of the Year

Matt Interbartolo - University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Division III SkyCaddie NGCA Regional Coaches of the Year

East Region Coach of the Year: Vici Pate, Methodist University

Great Lakes Coach of the Year: Bill Maas, Olivet College

Central Region Coach of the Year: Matt Interbartolo, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

Midwest Region Coach of the Year: Scott Moe, Gustavus Adolphus College

West Region Coach of the Year: Paulette Pera, University of California Santa Cruz

Duramed NGCA Division III All-American Teams

1st Team

Emily Bachert, Freshman, Centre College

Emily Bartholet, Junior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Kali Griggs, Junior, Gustavus Adolphus College

Laura Heck, Junior, University of St. Thomas

Marisa Mauldin, Senior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Hayley Milbourn, Sophomore, Amherst College

Michelle Pascavis, Sophomore, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

Jessica Urban, Junior, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 

2nd Team

Paige Caldwell, Sophomore, Methodist University

Kayla Eckelkamp, Freshman, Maryville University

Kimberly Eaton, Sophomore, Wellesley College

Lindsey Haines, Junior, Illinois Wesleyan University

Stephanie Mingos, Sophomore, Rhodes College

Lindsay Pipkin, Senior, Olivet College

Katie Schenfeld, Sophomore, Gustavus Adolphus College

Honorable Mention

Catherine Brunoehler, Sophomore, Otterbein College

Susan Martin, Junior, Methodist University

Jordan Matheson, Senior, Macalester College

Courtney Mazzei, Sophomore, Middlebury College

Sarah Paulson, Freshman, Central College (Iowa)

NGCA All-Region Teams

Region 1/East

Alex Bello, Freshman, Vassar College

Paige Caldwell, Sophomore, Methodist University

Kimberly Eaton, Sophomore, Wellesley College

Julie Ellenberger, Senior, Middlebury College

Susan Martin, Junior, Methodist University

Courtney Mazzei, Sophomore, Middlebury College

Haley Milbourn, Sophomore, Amherst College

Jaime Reints, Senior, Allegheny College

Hannah Schonau-Taylor, Sophomore, Allegheny College

Flora Weeks, Freshman, Middlebury College

Region 2/Great Lakes

Rustie Anderson, Senior, Otterbein College

Emily Bachert, Freshman, Centre College

Taylor Beatty, Freshman, DePauw University

Catherine Brunoehler, Sophomore, Otterbein College

Amber Conrad, Sophomore, Olivet College

Nicole Garza, Senior, DePauw University

Stephanie Mingos, Sophomore, Rhodes College

Rosie O'Connor, Sophomore, St. Mary's College

Lindsay Pipkin, Senior, Olivet College

Megan Rimmel, Junior, Olivet College

Region 3/Central

Brittany Bronson, Junior, Wheaton College

Chelsea Davis, Junior, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Kayla Eckelkamp, Freshman, Maryville University

Nacheynah Green, Freshman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Lindsey Haines, Junior, Illinois Wesleyan University

Torie Ives, Junior, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Katie Maurer, Freshman, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Michelle Pascavis, Sophomore, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Jessica Urban, Junior, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Erica Woodall, Sophomore, Illinois Wesleyan University

Region 4/Midwest

Steph Burns, Junior, Wartburg College

Taylor Drenttel, Freshman, Gustavus Adolphus College

Kali Griggs, Junior, Gustavus Adolphus College

Laura Heck, Junior, University of St. Thomas

Kimbra Kosak, Senior, Gustavus Adolphus College

Jordan Matheson, Senior, Macalester College

Sarah Paulson, Freshman, Central College

Katie Schenfeld, Sophomore, Gustavus Adolphus College

Kate Thompson, Senior, Wartburg College

Katrina Wood, Senior, Carleton College

Region 5/West

Angela Aufderhaar, Junior, Texas Lutheran University

Emily Bartholet, Junior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Kristen Davenport, Junior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Valerie Kitamori, Sophomore, Pacific College (Ore.)

Leslie Lee, Sophomore, LeTourneau University

Marisa Mauldin, Senior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Monica Mercado, Senior, Trinity University (Texas)

Whitney Ueno, Senior, Willamette University

Cody Wallace, Junior, Southwestern University (Texas)

Julia Williams, Freshman, UC-Santa Cruz

About the National Golf Coaches Association

The National Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The NGCA 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 NGCA represents nearly 500 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.