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WGOLF: Golfers to Watch List Announced

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The Big Ten announced its 2011-12 Women's Golfers to Watch List on Wednesday, with three student-athletes from each conference team decorating the list. Seven golfers among the group of 36 closed the 2010-11 season with All-Big Ten honors.

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Michigan State and Purdue have been selected as preseason top-25 teams in the Golf World/NGCA Preseason Coaches Poll. After finishing the NCAA Championships as national runners-up in 2011, the Boilermakers debut at No. 6 in the preseason poll. The defending Big Ten Champion Spartans enter the season ranked 19th nationally. Ohio State is also receiving votes in the first set of rankings of the season.

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Five Big Ten student-athletes have earned recognition on the Capital One Academic All-America Women's At-Large teams, announced on Thursday. Minnesota swimmer Kaylee Jamison earned first-team Academic All-America honors, while Michigan gymnast Sarah Curtis and Illinois gymnast Melissa Fernandez picked up second-team laurels. Northwestern golfer Kelsey Lindenschmidt and Wisconsin ice hockey's Becca Ruegsegger received third-team recognition.

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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.

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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.

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