Press Release from Arkansas State Athletics
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced this week its 2018-19 All-American Scholars, and Arkansas State placed five student-athletes on the prestigious list.
This year’s WGCA All-American Scholars list includes A-State’s Olivia Schmidt (Fr.), Aracelly Jimenez Rios, Beth Ann Compton, Maria Jose Atristain Vega and Madison Smith (Fr.). A-State finished the 2018-19 season with a team GPA of 3.808 and seven of eight players this spring had a 4.0 GPA.
The All-American Scholars Team requires a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA and participation in at least 50 percent of the team’s tournaments in order to be eligible for the honor. Arkansas State has now place multiple players on the list nine consecutive years.