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WGOLF: Six Big Ten Golfers Earn NGCA Awards

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Six Big Ten women's golfers earned recognition from the National Golf Coaches Association, including three on the All-America teams. Purdue's Laura Gonzalez-Escallon and Numa Gulyanamitta received second-team All-America laurels after helping the Boilermakers finish second at the NCAA Championships, while Michigan State's Caroline Powers reeled in honorable mention accolades.

Gonzalez-Escallon and Powers also took home All-East Region honors while Minnesota's Teresa Puga and Samantha Sommers and Ohio State's Rachel Rohanna received the same awards in the Central Region.

The complete list of award winners can be found here.

WGOLF: NCAA Championships Links

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The NCAA Women's Golf Championships are now underway. Click the link below for live scoring and updates throughout the tournament.


Twenty-two Big Ten student athletes earned Capital One Academic All-District honors as announced on Thursday. Ten student-athletes received first-team recognition while 12 picked up second-team honors. The first-team honorees are now eligible for Academic All-America consideration. The complete list of Big Ten Academic All-District award recipients can be found below.

MEN'S AT LARGE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

District II - First Team
Miguel Pineda, Penn State (gymnastics)

District IV - First Team
Sean Duddy, Ohio State (ice hockey)
Justin Farra, Ohio State (swimming and diving)
Brad Smith, Ohio State (golf)

District IV - Second Team
Carl Hagelin, Michigan (ice hockey)

District V - Second Team
Abe Souza, Illinois (tennis)
Eric Ress, Indiana (swimming and diving)
Ivan Gutesa, Minnesota (swimming and diving)
Matt Stewart, Purdue (swimming and diving)

WOMEN'S AT LARGE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

District IV - First Team
Sarah Curtis, Michigan (gymnastics)

District IV - Second Team
Samantha Cheverton, Ohio State (swimming and diving)
Carolin Helmholz, Ohio State (rowing)

District V - First Team
Melissa Fernandez, Illinois (gymnastics)
Kaylee Jamison, Minnesota (swimming)
Kelsey Lindenschmidt, Northwestern (golf)
Allie Smith, Purdue (swimming)
Becca Ruegsegger, Wisconsin (ice hockey)

District V - Second Team
Allison Buckley, Illinois (gymnastics)
Margaux Farrell, Indiana (swimming)
Lauren Gustafson, Purdue (swimming)
Maggie Meyer, Wisconsin (swimming)
Carolyne Prevost, Wisconsin (ice hockey)

WGOLF: NCAA Championships Preview

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Three Big Ten teams and one individual golfer travel to Bryan, Texas, this week to compete in the 2011 NCAA Women's Golf Championships. Minnesota, Ohio State and Purdue each qualified for the championships by virtue of their top-eight regional finish, while Michigan State's Caroline Powers made the cut based on her individual finish at regionals.

The championships, hosted by Texas A&M University, will be held at the Traditions Club. The par-72, 6,260-yard course will host 24 teams and six individuals during the tournament, which begins on Wednesday and runs through Saturday. All participants will compete through all four rounds.

Click here to see the complete preview on the Big Ten website.

WGOLF: NCAA Regional Championships Links

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The NCAA Women's Golf Regionals are now underway. Click the links below for live scoring and updates throughout the regionals.


East Regional Championships | Live Scoring


WGOLF: NCAA Regional Championships Preview

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Eight Big Ten teams and one individual golfer travel to NCAA Women's Golf Regionals this weekend seeking a berth to the NCAA Championships. Six Big Ten teams will compete in the Central Regional while two conference squads will travel to the East Regional. The regionals are slated to get underway on Thursday, with the third and final round taking place on Saturday. Tee times on all three days of competition begin at 8 a.m. ET.

Click here for the complete preview on the Big Ten website.
The Big Ten Conference announced on Tuesday the women's golf All-Conference teams and individual award winners. Purdue's Numa Gulyanamitta earned the Big Ten Player of the Year award, while Indiana'sLindsay Gahm took home Freshman of the Year accolades and Northwestern's Emily Fletcher and Wisconsin's Todd Oehrlein earned Co-Coach of the Year honors.

Click here to see the complete release from the Big Ten.
The Big Ten will be well-represented at the 2011 NCAA Women's Golf Regionals, as eight conference teams and one individual golfer have earned spots in the field. The regional field is divided among three sites, with 24 teams and six individuals competing in each on May 5-7. Eight teams and two individuals will advance from each regional to the NCAA Championships.

Click here to see who was selected to the NCAA Regionals.

WGOLF: Big Ten Championships Links

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Live updates throughout the Big Ten Women's Golf Championships can be found at Northwestern's Big Ten Championships Central page, on Twitter and on Golfstat.com. Click the below links for updates throughout the championships.


Twitter - @BigTenChamps

WGOLF: 2011 Big Ten Championships Preview

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Northwestern University and Lake Shore Country Club will play host to the 2011 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships this weekend as all 11 conference teams will head to Glencoe, Ill., to compete for a conference title. The course will feature a par-72, 6,303-yard format for the tournament.

The championships begin on Friday, with the squads taking to the course for first-round action at 8 a.m. CT. Friday will also feature round two beginning at 12:30 p.m. CT. Saturday's third round will begin at 9 a.m. CT, while Sunday's final round will take place at 8 a.m. CT.

Click here for the complete preview on the Big Ten website.