Golf World Announces Mid-Season College Awards
Nov. 17, 2006
Wilton, Conn. - Golf World has announced its mid-season awards for the first half of the collegiate golf season, including the men's and women's mid-season 'All-American' teams.
The men's team is comprised of Charlie Beljan (New Mexico, Sr.), Matt Cook (Western Carolina, Jr.), Rhys Davies (East Tennessee State, Sr.), Derek Fathauer (Louisville, Jr.), Brian Harman (Georgia, Soph.), Billy Horschel (Florida, Soph.), Dustin Johnson (Coastal Carolina, Sr.), Colt Knost (SMU, Sr.), Niklas Lemke (Arizona State, Sr.), Jamie Lovemark (USC, Fr.), Zack Miller (Stanford, Sr.) and Daniel Summerhays (BYU, Jr.).
On the women's side, the team consists of Amanda Blumenherst (Duke, Soph.), Brianna Broderick (Michigan, Sr.), Jacqui Concolino (Vanderbilt, Soph.), Jenny Suh (Alabama, Sr.), Ashley Knoll (Texas A&M, Sr.), Taylor Leon (Georgia, Soph.), Stacey Lewis (Arkansas, Jr.), Catherine Matranga (TCU, Sr.), Anna Nordqvist (Arizona State, Fr.), Stephanie Sherlock (Denver, Fr.), Alison Walshe (Arizona, Jr.) and Caroline Westrup (Florida State, Soph.).
Additional awards are pasted below. The complete mid-season review can be viewed online now at http://blogs.golfdigest.com/collegegolf.
MID-SEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Men: Dustin Johnson, Coastal Carolina
Women: Caroline Westrup, Florida State
MID-SEASON COACH OF THE YEAR
Men: Jay Seawell, Alabama
Women: Martha Richards Freitag, Vanderbilt
MOST SURPRISING PLAYER
Men: Matt Cook, Western Carolina
Women: Brianna Broderick, Michigan
MOST SURPRISING TEAM
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER
Men: Daniel Summerhays, BYU
Women: Catherine Matranga, TCU
BEST PLAYER YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF
Men: Derek Fathauer, Louisville
Women: Stephanie Sherlock, Denver
BEST PLAYER YOU'LL HEAR OF BY SEASON'S END
Men: Niklas Lemke, Arizona State
Women: Jacqui Concolino, Vanderbilt