ATHENS, Ohio– Freshmen Catherine Loftus and Alicia Porvasnik of the Ohio women's golf team were named Women's Coach Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars, the league announced today (July 8).
Loftus (Roswell, Ga.), a Business major, competed in all 10 of the Bobcats events in her freshman campaign. In 27 rounds, she registered 2,102 strokes for a 77.85 stroke average. Her low round for the season was a 71, which she recorded in the first round of the Spring Break Shootout. Her best finish of the season was at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational where she finished tied for 12th place after finishing with a two-round total of 152 (+8). Loftus also finished the MAC Championships tied for 23rd place with a three-round total of 231 (+15).
Porvasnik (Hinckley, Ohio), who is currently undecided on a major, played in seven events at Ohio during her freshman year. In 19 rounds, Porvasnik registered 1,535 strokes for an 80.79 stroke average. Her lowest round of the season was a 75, which she recorded at the Spring Break Shootout. Her best finish of the season was at the Dolores Black Falcon Invitational where she finished tied for 15thplace, after posting a two-round total of 153 (+9).
In all, 1,097 women's collegiate golfers recognized with this prestigious honor and must meet the minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.