Brown senior Susan Restrepo (Jacksonville Beach, FL) and juniors Megan Tuohy (Indiannapolis, IN), Heather Arison (Copley, OH) and Carly Arison (Copley, OH) have been named to the 2009-10 All-American Scholar Team by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA). The four golfers are among 321 Division I student-athletes nationwide to achieve this prestigious academic honor for the past year. To be eligible, golfers must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 and must compete in at least 50% of the team's regularly scheduled competitive rounds.
"I am very proud of my team for achieving academically while traveling to every tournament on our schedule," said three-year head coach Danielle Griffiths. "It is truly an honor for our program and our players to receive the NGCA All-American Scholar Team awards."
Restrepo, a History of Art and Architecture major, has played in 18 rounds this past year with an 82.9 scoring average. As our two-year team captain Susan posted a career-low score for 18 holes (73) and 36 holes (83-73—156) placing 10th at the Dartmouth Invitational. Susan received the team's Most Improved award and is a two-time NGCA All-American Scholar Team honoree.
Tuohy, a Neuroscience major, has played in all 20 rounds this past year with an 81.1 scoring average. As the MVP of 2010 season she posted a season-low for 36 holes (77-79—156) at the Columbia Roar-ee Invitational. Megan's top finish came at the Ivy League Championship at Baltusrol GCwhen she tied for 11th place. She is a two-time NGCA All-American Scholar Team honoree.
Heather Arison, a Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship major, played in all 20 rounds this past year with an 82.0 scoring average. She posted a season-low for 18 holes (75) and 36 holes (82-75—157) at the Fall Yale Intercollegiate. Heather's placed tied for 15th at Ivy League Championship and she is a two-time NGCA All-American Scholar Team honoree.
Carly Arison, a Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship major, played 18 rounds this past year and finished with an 82.8 scoring average. She posted a season-low for 36 holes (77-78—155) and tied for 13th place at the Fall Yale Intercollegiate. Carly is also a two-time NGCA All-American Scholar Team honoree.
Brown established a new one-day school record of 306 during the 2009-10 season at the Golf Course at Yale and the team also had two top three finishes and one runner-up performance.
Brown returns seven letter winners including Seniors Sarah Guarascio and Julia Robinson. Sarah had a career low round (72) and a 9th place finish at the Columbia Roar-ee Invitational and Julia had a career low round (76) and a 10th place finish at the Yale Intercollegiate. The veteran squad begins the 2010-11 campaign on September 18-19 at the Dartmouth Invitational, a 36-hole tournament at Hanover Country Club in Hanover, NH.