Women's Golf

@NDwomensGolf
Three Irish Women's Golfers Tabbed NGCA All-American Scholars
So-Hyun Park (pictured) and Katie Conway became the first Irish women's golfers to be tabbed NGCA All-American Scholars four times in their careers.
 
So-Hyun Park (pictured) and Katie Conway became the first Irish women's golfers to be tabbed NGCA All-American Scholars four times in their careers.

July 8, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Three members of the Notre Dame women's golf team have been named to the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) All-American Scholar Team for NCAA Division I. Seniors Katie Conway (Wading River, N.J.) and So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea), along with freshman Nicole Zhang (Calgary, Alberta), all received the honor.

The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50 and student-athletes must have competed in at least 50% (Division I) or 66% (Division II & III) of the college's regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year.

The selection marked the fourth-straight honor for both Conway and Park as NGCA All-American Scholars, becoming the first pair of Irish women's golfers to received the accolade on four separate occasions.

Conway posted her second-lowest stroke average of her Irish career during her senior campaign, ending the year with a 77.65 mark. She competed in all but one event on the year, earning a four top-25 results including a share of 10th at the Central District Invitational. Conway graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.

Park competed in all 12 tournaments for the Irish during the 2010-11 season, producing a 75.89 scoring average over her 37 rounds of play. She earned all-BIG EAST recognition by finishing seventh at the BIG EAST Championship in April, the third such distinction of her career. Along with that, Park recorded seven top-25 finishes and four top-10 results, capped by her BIG EAST Championship performance. In addition to her on-the-course accomplishments, Park graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in accounting.

Zhang put together a complete freshman campaign for Notre Dame, ending the year with the team's best stroke average for the season with a 74.33 mark. The year saw her earn nine top-25 results and six top-10 finishes, including earning medalist honors at the Mary Fossum Invitational in her very first tournament with the team. She also joined Park on the all-BIG EAST team after finishing tied for 12th at the BIG EAST Championship. Zhang recently completed the First Year of Studies Program.

 

 

The three NGCA All-American Scholar members tied the Notre Dame record for honorees in a single season. The Irish also had three on five other occasions, including last season when Conway and Park were selected along with Kristin Wetzel.

--ND--

Event Calendar

Delta

September 24
8th (of 12)
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)
RECAP

Live Scoring
September 25
All Day
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)

Live Scoring
September 26
All Day
U. of Oklahoma Schooner Fall Classic
Norman, Oklahoma (Belmar Golf Club)

Live Scoring
October 9
All Day
Texas State Jim West Challenge Invite
The Woodlands, Texas (Carlton Woods Club)
October 10
All Day
Texas State Jim West Challenge Invite
The Woodlands, Texas (Carlton Woods Club)
October 17
All Day
U. of Texas Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas (UT Golf Club)
October 18
All Day
U. of Texas Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational
Austin, Texas (UT Golf Club)
October 28
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
October 29
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
October 30
All Day
UNC-Wilmington The Landfall Tradition
Wilmington, North Carolina (C.C. of Landfall)
February 10
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 11
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 12
All Day
Florida State Match-Up
Tallahassee, Florida (Seminole Golf Club)
February 26
All Day
U. of Wisconsin Westbrook Spring Invitational
Peoria, Arizona (Westbrook Village Golf Club)
February 27
All Day
U. of Wisconsin Westbrook Spring Invitational
Peoria, Arizona (Westbrook Village Golf Club)
March 17
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 18
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 19
All Day
Clover Cup
Mesa, Arizona (Longbow Golf Club)
March 31
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 1
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 2
All Day
Wake Forest Bryan National Collegiate
Greensboro, North Carolina (Bryan Park Golf Course)
April 8
All Day
Indiana Invitational
Bloomington, Indiana (Indiana University GC)
April 9
All Day
Indiana Invitational
Bloomington, Indiana (Indiana University GC)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
April 22
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
April 23
All Day
ACC Championship
TBD
May 8
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 9
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 10
All Day
NCAA Regional
TBD
May 18
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 19
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 20
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 21
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 22
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 23
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)
May 24
All Day
NCAA Championship
Sugar Grove, Illinois (Rich Harvest Farms)

Shop Now

Medifast

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries

Canon

St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka