CORAL SPRINGS, Florida (July 5, 2017) – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars were announced on Wednesday, July 5 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.
Senior Marley Felthousen from Kitty Hawk, N.C. capped off what was a tremendous farewell tour with the honor, while teammate Grace Magera earned the honor in only her second season with the Valkyries.
Felthousen became Converse's first ever Player of the Year selection after a stellar senior campaign. Felthousen produced a career best 76.95 stroke average with one individual medalist, three top-five finishes, and eight top-10 finishes. She is the first Converse golfer to be selected to the Conference Carolinas all-conference list four straight years. More importantly the psychology major boasted a 3.61 G.P.A.
Magera, competed in 14 rounds for Converse and finished the season with an 83 scoring average. She is an Art Education major and currently holds a 3.62 grade point average.
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.