July 5, 2016

All-American Scholar Status for Five Buckeyes in 2016

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July 5, 2016

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Five members of the Ohio State women’s golf team were recognized as All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association on Tuesday (July 5). 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 to qualify is 3.50.

Rising seniors Zoe-Beth Brake, Katja Pogacar and Jessica Porvasnik are two-time honorees, each earning the nod last year as well. Jaclyn Lee and Niki Schroeder, both sophomores for the 2016-17 season, joined the aforementioned three Buckeyes as ’16 All-American Scholars.

Zoe-Beth Brake
-Played 27 rounds during the 2015-16 season
-Averaged 76.52 strokes per round with three scores coming in at or under par
-Top finish was T-38th at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship

Jaclyn Lee
-Played 36 rounds during the 2015-16 season
-Averaged 74.75 strokes per round with six scores coming in at or under par
-Top finish was T-9th at the Westbrook Spring Invitational

Katja Pogacar
-First Team All-Big Ten
-Played 39 rounds during the 2015-16 season
-Averaged 73.46 strokes per round with 13 scores coming in at or under par
-Top finish was 2nd at both the Big Ten Championships and Gator Invitational

Jessica Porvasnik
-First Team All-Big Ten
-Played 39 rounds during the 2015-16 season
-Averaged 73.51 strokes per round with nine scores coming in at or under par
-Top finish was 5th in the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational

Niki Schroeder
-Played 36 rounds during the 2015-16 season
-Averaged 74.89 strokes per round with six scores coming in at or under par
-Top finish was T-13th at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship