Womenís Golf: Hague, Westaway Named Academic All-MAC
The Cardinals were one of four schools to place a pair of golfers on the list, which is voted on by the league's faculty athletics representatives. Additionally, Karley Dobis and Mary Welch earned honorable mention recognition.
Hague, a two-time MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week this season, owns a 3.651 GPA in finance. The junior from Burlington, Ontario, earned Academic All-MAC honors for the second year in a row. She won two tournaments this season, posted nine top-10 finishes and broke the school record with a 74.34 stroke average. She was named All-MAC for the third straight year and became the second women's golfer in school history selected for an NCAA Regional.
Westaway, the MAC Sportswoman of the Year for women's golf, graduated this spring with a 3.73 GPA in school health education. She was an honorable mention Academic All-MAC selection a season ago. The product of St. Thomas, Ontario, posted four top-20 finishes on the year, including a pair of top-10s, to go along with a 79.10 stroke average.
Welch also wrapped up her collegiate career this spring with a 3.409 GPA as a general studies major. Dobis completed her sophomore year with a 3.798 GPA in telecommunications.
The Academic All-MAC honor recognizes student-athletes who have excelled in athletics and academics. In order to be nominated, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for the particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.
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2014 Women’s Golf Academic All-MAC Team
Jenna Hague, Ball State
Sarah Westaway, Ball State
Kelsey Benson, Bowling Green
Patricia Holt, Bowling Green
Corey Crossan, Eastern Michigan
Karyn Lee Ping, Eastern Michigan
Josee Doyon, Kent State
Connie Ellett, Northern Illinois
Kristen Helmsdoerfer, Ohio
Julie Lechner, Ohio
Kate Hoops, Toledo
Sara Chaves, Akron
Frida Fougberg, Akron
Laura Murray, Akron
Karley Dobis, Ball State
Mary Welch, Ball State
Bailey Arnold, Bowling Green
Lily Bartell, Bowling Green
Hannah Lewis, Bowling Green
Shelby Wilson, Bowling Green
Usanee Laopattananont, Eastern Michigan
Lois Schoof, Eastern Michigan
Natalie Goodson, Kent State
Erin Hawe, Kent State
Samantha Coyne, Northern Illinois
Kara Brinkmann, Ohio
Jennifer Elsholz, Toledo
Manisa Isavas, Toledo
Morgan Salm, Toledo
Kelsey Carney, Western Michigan
Heather Marks, Western Michigan
Emma Salata, Western Michigan