CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. – Once again, Converse College junior Grace Magera has been named a Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar as announced on Tuesday, July 3. Freshman standout Taylor Fisk also found her name on the prestigious list after a very successful rookie campaign for the Valkyries.
Magera and Fisk were one of 1,011 women's collegiate golfers to be recognized across all three NCAA divisions and the NAIA ranks. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics with each golfer sporting a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 over the entirety of their collegiate career as well as playing in a minimum of 50% of the team's competitive rounds during the year of nomination.
Founded in 1983, the WGCA 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 United States and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.