Pia Halbig Named Golfweek Third Team All-American
June 10, 2009
California Golden Bear golfer Pia Halbig earned her second All-American recognition of the season being named to the Golfweek third team in post season honors announced by the publication. The All-American teams are determined by players' order in Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings.
Golfweek released their list of post-season honorees with ten players on the first team, ten on the second team, a ten player third team, and 20 honorable mentions.
Halbig, a first team All-Pac-10 selection, finished the season ranked No. 25 as an individual in the Golfweek rankings. She was an honorable mention for the NGCA All-America team in honors released earlier this month. Halbig just completed her sophomore season at Cal, setting the class record in stroke average with a 73.0.
Halbig was the individual medalist at the Slovenian International Ladies Amateur Championship in a tournament played in Slovenia in the beginning of June. She will be competing June 9 through the 11 at the British Ladies Amateur Championship at Royal St. David's Golf Club, Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales.
First teamJennifer Song, Freshman, USC *Carlota Ciganda, Freshman, Arizona State *Azahara Munoz, Senior, Arizona StateLizette Salas, Sophomore, USCCandace Schepperle, Junior, AuburnStephanie Kono, Freshman, UCLA *Maria Hernandez, Senior, PurdueJane Chin, Senior, UC IrvineJodi Ewart, Junior, New MexicoBelen Mozo, Junior, USC
Second teamMegan McChrystal, So., LSUJennie Lee, Sr., DukeJuliana Murcia, Jr., Arizona StateAmanda Blumenherst, Sr., DukeCaroline Hedwall, Fr., Oklahoma State *Maria Jose Uribe, So., UCLACindy LaCrosse, Sr., LouisvilleLaura Kueny, Jr., Michigan StateMaude Aimee LeBlanc, So., PurdueStephanie Sherlock, Jr., Denver
Third teamPernilla Lindberg, Sr., Oklahoma StateKathleen Ekey, Sr., AlabamaCalle Nielson, So., VirginiaNannette Hill, Sr., Wake ForestPia Halbig, So., CaliforniaGlory Yang, So., UCLAJennifer Osborn, Sr., Arizona StateMarta Silva, Fr., Georgia *Tiffany Joh, Sr., UCLAWhitney Neuhauser, Jr., Virginia
Honorable mentionCamilla Lennarth, So., AlabamaKirby Dreher, Sr., Kent StateNatalie Sheary, So., Wake ForestMallory Hetzel, Sr., GeorgiaErica Moston, Sr., San Jose StateCaroline Masson, Fr., Oklahoma StateDori Carter, Sr., MississippiJennie Arseneault, Sr., VirginiaCaroline Westrup, Sr., Florida StateNathalie Mansson, Fr., TennesseeCydney Clanton, So., AuburnCatherine O'Donnell, Fr., North CarolinaBrooke Pancake, Fr., AlabamaJessica Yadloczky, So., FloridaDawn Shockley, Sr., DenverThea Hoffmeister, So., PurdueAllie White, Fr., North CarolinaSydnee Michaels, Jr., UCLALucy Nunn, Sr., ArkansasTherese Koelbaek, So., UNLV
* All-freshman team