CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced today with a total of 952 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
Junior Ciara Clark (Henderson, NV), sophomore Kajal Vitha (Whittier, Calif.), and freshman Taylor Beckwith (Turlock, Calif.) were recognized for their success within the classroom as they receive this award for the first time in their careers.
Clark who carries a 3.76 is majoring in Global & Cultural Studies, while double minoring in Political Science and Film. Vitha, who is majoring in Business Administration also has a 3.76 and Beckwith following her first year added a 3.97 majoring in Psychology with a minor in Public Health.
About the Women's Golf Coaches Association
The Women's Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA 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 WGCA represents over 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.