ROSEMONT, Ill. - Four Big Ten women’s golf standouts were named Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-Americans on Tuesday. Purdue’s August Kim claimed first-team All-America honors, Michigan’s Elodie Van Dievoet and Northwestern’s Hannah Kim were named second-team honorees, while Michigan State’s Sarah Burnham earned honorable mention All-America recognition.
Burnham was named the Big Ten Player of the Year after finishing second at the Big Ten Championships, and was joined on the All-Big Ten first-team by Van Dievoet, August Kim and Hannah Kim.
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents over 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.