WSU women's golfers honored for GPAs

Wednesday , August 13, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Standard-Examiner staff

OGDEN -- The Weber State women's golf team has been honored for its academic performance as the Women's Golf Coaches Association released its scholar awards recently. The Wildcats ranked sixth in the nation among NCAA Division I programs with a team average GPA of 3.755.

In addition to the team recognition, the Wildcats saw four players earn Scholar All-American honors with Alli Cluff, Courtney Saffell, Kristie Jensen and Kaceelyn Pouttu each receiving the award.

"It is always a tremendous honor to be recognized by the coaches association for academic performance," said WSU director of golf and head women's coach Jeff Smith. "We pride ourselves on recruiting high character players who will work hard in the classroom as well as on the golf course, and to have our team rank among the best in the nation proves that we are achieving that goal."

The University of Texas-El Paso topped the list of top-25 GPA's in the nation with a mark of 3.84.

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