FOUR WOMEN'S GOLFERS NAMED WGCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARS

FOUR WOMEN'S GOLFERS NAMED WGCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Four members of the Sacramento State women's golf team were honored as 2017-18 Women's Golf Coach Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars.The four are comprised of senior Astha Madan, sophomores Sofie Babic and Nishtha Madan and freshman Corinne Viden.

The WGCA All-American Scholar Golf Teams recognize the outstanding academic and athletic achievements in women's college golf. Recognized as having one of the highest standards for selection to these teams in college athletics (3.50 GPA), the WGCA All-American Scholar Golf Teams continue to demonstrate the high level academic achievements of our players.

Not only did the four Hornets succeed in the classroom, each were part of Sacramento State's historic season. The team won four tournaments during the 2017-18 season, finished second in two others and also had a third-place showing. Astha Madan set the school record by averaging 73.97 in 30 rounds. Babic recorded the second-lowest single-season average at 74.03 while Nishtha Madan (74.20) and Viden (74.70) ranked fourth and sixth, respectively. The team posted seven of the top 11 tournament totals in program history during the year.

Following the season, Babic and Nishtha Madan were named first team all-Big Sky. Astha Madan and Viden were voted to the second team and Viden was also named the Big Sky Freshman of the Year.