Javadi, Morrill Named 18Birdies WGCA All-American Scholars

Javadi, Morrill Named 18Birdies WGCA All-American Scholars

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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Announced on Monday by the Women's Golf Coaches Association, two Sewanee women's golf student-athletes were named 18Birdies WGCA All-American Scholars.

Natalie Javadi and Sophie Morrill represent the list from The University of the South. A total of 1,097 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.

Javadi, a senior from Chattanooga, Tenn., fired an 80.7 stroke average, the lowest on the team in 2019. Firing a team-best low score of 74, she finished 16th at the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Championships in Dickson, Tenn. with a 246 score (79-83-84).

Morrill, a senior from Hanover, Mass., carded an 81.3 stroke average and a 75 low score. Earning Second Team All-SAA honors at the conference championships, she scored a 242 (84-80-78) for 10th place in the three-round, 54-hole tournament.

Six of the eight SAA schools were represented. Joining Sewanee on the list include Berry, Birmingham-Southern, Centre, Rhodes and Oglethorpe. A total of 21 student-athletes from the league were named to the list.

The Sewanee women's golf team finished fifth in the 2019 SAA Championships this past spring.

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