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WHITTIER, Calif. – The 2019 All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Women's Golf honors were announced Tuesday, following a vote by the league's member head coaches.
Junior Taylor Beckwith (Turlock, Calif.) was the lone Poet to find herself on an All-SCIAC team earning 1st Team All-SCIAC accolades for the first time in her career. The last two years she has been a 2nd Team All-SCIAC nominee.
Beckwith led the Purple & Gold all season and filled into the No. 1 slot with the absence of Kajal Vitha, who graduated early. At SCIAC No. 1 she finished 3rd overall posting scores of 78-78. At SCIAC No. 2 she went 76-76, which put her 10th and then to cap off the SCIAC season she posted three rounds at 75-81-77, which put her 7th. She finished with a 77.22 scoring average on the season and posted 2nd Place finishes at the George Fox Westbrook Invite (73-74) and OGIO Bulldog Classic (74-73). She is the fourth highest ranked national player from SCIAC and finished with a 7-1 record against opponents ranked 26-50 and a perfect 19-0 against opponents ranked 50-100. .
Taylor now waits for the announcement if she earns a spot into the NCAA Division III National Championships as an individual. The announcement will be made next Tuesday, May 7.
SCIAC Athlete of the Year – Kendall Nicholson (Redlands)
SCIAC Newcomer of the Year – Kendall Nicholson (Redlands)
SCIAC Sportsmanship Award – Kelly Ransom (Claremont-M-S)
SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year – Jodie Burton (Claremont-M-S)