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Nishiura, Slama, Taylor Named WGCA All-American Scholars

Jul 6, 2021

CORVALLIS, Ore. Mari Nishiura, Ellie Slama and Issy Taylor were named All-American Scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) on Monday.
The criteria for selection to the WGCA All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics with the minimum cumulative GPA being a 3.50.
Nishiura was named a WGCA All-America Scholar for the fourth-straight year, while Taylor earned the honor for the second time.
1993 -- Margo Evashevski
1998 -- Carina Olsson
2000 -- Carina Olsson
2001 -- Bridget Bieth
2001 -- Carina Olsson
2002 -- Alex Lucio
2003 -- Alex Lucio
2004 -- Alex Lucio
2005 -- Jessi Gebhardt
2005 -- Alex Lucio
2006 -- Jessi Gebhardt
2007 -- Jessi Gebhardt
2008 -- Jessi Gebhardt
2010 -- Whitney French
2012 -- Whitney French
2015 -- Ashlee Pickerell
2016 -- Ashlee Pickerell
2018 -- Mari Nishiura
2019 -- Olivia Benzin
2019 -- Mari Nishiura
2020 -- Mari Nishiura
2020 -- Issy Taylor
2021 -- Mari Nishiura
2021 -- Ellie Slama
2021 -- Issy Taylor
About the Women's Golf Coaches Association
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.   
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