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.
Gophers Finish 15th at Furman
The Gophers finished tied for 15th on Sunday as the Lady Paladin Invitational drew to a close.
Gophers Move Up After Second Round at Furman
After 36 holes of play at the Lady Paladin Invitational, the Minnesota women’s golf team sits tied for 17th.
Gophers Open Play at Lady Paladin
The Gophers finished the first round of their second tournament of the season on Friday in South Carolina.