2013 Women's Golf Season in Review

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The Big Ten enjoyed a successful 2013 women's golf campaign, highlighted by three squads earning bids to the NCAA Championships and two top-10 finishes.

All-American Recognition: Michigan State's Caroline Powers and Purdue's Paula Reto were named to the 2012-13 WGCA All-American Teams, it was announced on Wednesday. Reto was honored on the first team, while Powers earned a spot on the Honorable Mention squad. The complete release can be found HERE.

Michigan State, Purdue Place Among Top 10 at NCAA Championships:

Michigan State and Purdue placed among the top-10 at the NCAA Women's Golf Championships in Athens, Ga., led by the Boilermakers' third-place team finish. The Boilermakers shot 21-over par for the championships, while Paula Reto finished third overall at 2-under par. Michigan State placed ninth at the event, with Christine Meier (+1) finishing tied for sixth on the leaderboard. Northwestern finished 15th, while Wisconsin placed 23rd. For the complete results, click HERE.

Going to the 'Ship: Michigan State, Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin advanced to the NCAA Women's Golf Championships following the conclusion of the regional championships. Each team finished in the top eight of its respective regional to move on to the championships. For the complete release, click HERE.

All-Conference and Individual Honors: The Big Ten Conference announced on April 30 the women's golf All-Conference teams and individual award winners. Michigan State's Caroline Powers earned the Big Ten Player of the Year award, Northwestern's Kaitlin Park took home Freshman of the Year accolades and the Wildcats' Emily Fletcher earned Coach of the Year honors. For the complete release, click HERE.

Take Two: Northwestern and Purdue shared the Big Ten title in women's golf, shooting an overall score of 884 in the Big Ten Women's Golf Championships. The Wildcats and Boilermakers were followed by third-place Michigan State (889), fourth-place Penn State (900) and fifth-place Indiana (916). Northwestern wins its first Big Ten Championship, while Purdue notched its sixth overall crown and first since 2010. For the complete release and results, click HERE.

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