The Big Ten enjoyed a successful 2015 women’s golf season, highlighted by four Big Ten teams advancing to the NCAA Women’s Golf Regional. Northwestern and Ohio State shared the Big Ten title, and Northwestern and Purdue advanced to the NCAA Championships.
Four in the NCAA Championships Regional: Four Big Ten teams were selected to compete in the 2015 NCAA Women’s Golf Regionals, including Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue and Wisconsin. For more information on the NCAA Regional, click HERE.
Northwestern and Purdue Advance: Northwestern and Purdue advanced to the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships at Concession Golf Course in Bradenton, Fla., after the Wildcats and Boilermakers finished second and fifth, respectively, in their regionals. For more information on the NCAA Championships, click HERE.
Championships Title: Northwestern and Ohio State shared the Big Ten Championship in women's golf after shooting a three-round score of 863 at the 2015 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships. The Wildcats and Buckeyes were followed by third-place Purdue (872), fourth-place Michigan State (878) and fifth-place Michigan (882) at the par-72, 6,221-yard Fort Golf Resort. Due to the Big Ten's tiebreaking procedures, the Buckeyes earned the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Championship. Northwestern won its second Big Ten title, while Ohio State secured its 13th Big Ten Championship. For more information on the Wildcats’ and Buckeyes’ title, and to follow the action from the 2015 Championships, click HERE and HERE.
Earning Accolades: The Big Ten Conference office announced the women's golf All-Conference teams and individual award winners following the 2015 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships. Northwestern's Hannah Kim was named the Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Year, while the Wildcats' Emily Fletcher was tabbed the Big Ten Coach of the Year. To read the full release, click HERE.
Head of Class: The 2015 Capital One Academic All-America Division I At-Large Teams were announced, with a combined 14 Big Ten students earning recognition. For women’s golf, Wisconsin’s Kimberly Dinh represented the conference as a first team honoree. For more information, click HERE.
Academic All-Big Ten Status: On May 28, the Big Ten recognized 1,454 students competing in spring and at-large sports who had been named to the Academic All-Conference team, which included 58 women’s golfers. For more information on the Academic All-Big Ten honorees, click HERE.