Alabama's women's golf team wrapped up a fantastic year recently, winning their first NCAA regional, finishing runner-up in the SEC Championship and earning a record crop of All-American honors from the National Golf Association.
Stephanie Meadow of Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, became Alabama's first true freshman to earn first-team All American honors. Her 72.15 stroke average set the school's single season record as did her three tournament wins this season. She shot par or better in 18 of 34 rounds. The Birmingham News did a great profile on her a week ago that's worth checking out.
Junior Brooke Pancake from Chattanooga also earned first team All-American honors. She finished tied for 19th at the NCAA Championships and her 72.29 scoring average on the season was only bested on the squad and in school history by Meadow. She also maintained a 4.0 grade point average in business while doing it.
Senior Camilla Lennarth was named honorable All-American, concluding her career at The Capstone as the first Crimson Tide player to earn All-American honors three times. The Stockholm, Sweden native holds the school record fro tournaments played (44) and rounds (129). Her 73.59 career average is second is school history.
Alabama women's golf coach Mic Potter was named NGCA's National East Region Coach of the Year. He has lead the team to the NCAA Championship each of his six years at The Capstone.