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.
Ski-U-Mah Life: Women's Golf
The Gophers have had unique experiences off the golf course, just under a month into the season.
Gophers Conclude Play at ANNIKA Intercollegiate
The Minnesota women's golf team concluded play Tuesday at the ANNIKA Intercollegiate Presented by 3M, hosted by Olympic Hills Golf Club.
Lillie’s Ace Highlights Day Two
The freshman scored a hole-in-one on the fourth hole Monday at Olympic Hills Golf Club.