July 10, 2013
The National Golf Coaches Association recently announced that former Gopher Jackie Shepherd has been named to the NGCA’s All-American Scholar Team. It is the second consecutive season Shepherd has been named a NGCA Scholar.
The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. A minimum grade point average of 3.50 is required for consideration.
Shepherd, a four-year Gopher letterwinner, recently graduated from the Carlson School of Management with a double major of accounting and finance. She finished her collegiate career with a stroke average of 77.49, the third-lowest in program history.
Also a multiple Academic All-Big Ten honoree, Shepherd played in 39 career tournaments as a Golden Gopher .
A total of 644 NCAA Division I, II and III golfers earned All-American Scholar honors for 2013.
Garrison Finishes Top-20 as Clover Cup Concludes
The junior placed among a tie for 16th place as the Gophers ended the tournament in eighth place.
Gophers Remain Eighth After Second Round
The Minnesota women’s golf team maintained its hold on eighth place following the second round of the Clover Cup at the Longbow Golf Club on Saturday.
Gophers Open At Clover Cup
The Minnesota women’s golf team posted the eighth-best team score of the day, opening play at the Clover Cup on Friday at the Longbow Golf Club.