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White Named WGCA Honorable Mention All-America
By: Alexa Anderson, BYU Golf SID
PROVO, Utah — Senior [/athlete/w-golf/alexandra-white]Alexandra White was named an honorable mention All-American, the Women’s Golf Coaches Association announced on Tuesday.
White finished her BYU career at the NCAA Division I Golf Championships, representing the Cougars as an individual competitor. She tied for 14th and shot +9 through three rounds of stroke play at Rich Harvest Farms.
In the 2016-17 campaign, White boasted a team-best 10 top-20 finishes in 11 stroke-play tournaments, nine of which were top-10 finishes. The senior also finished the season with a 72.97 stroke average, the best yearly average of her Cougar career.
The California native received medalist honors at the 2017 WCC Championships held at Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah. The senior carded 73-74-70 to shoot +1 and record the victory.
White is one of six BYU women’s golfers to earn All-America honors, and the first since Rachel Newren’s second-team nod in the 2006-07 season. BYU head coach [/staff/w-golf/carrie-roberts]Carrie Roberts also was named an honorable mention All-American during 1999-2000.
WGCA Honorable Mention All-Americans
Sarah Burnham, Junior, Michigan State University
Matilda Castren, Senior, Florida State University
Mariel Galdiano, Freshman, UCLA
Kelly Grassel, Senior, University of Florida
Jillian Hollis, Sophomore, University of Georgia
My Leander, Senior, San Jose State University
Harang Lee, Senior, University of Georgia
Olivia Mehaffey, Freshman, Arizona State University
Morgane Metraux, Junior, Florida State University
Victoria Morgan, Senior, University of Southern California
Ainhoa Olarra, Junior, University of South Carolina
Sophia Schubert, Junior, University of Texas
Sierra Sims, Senior, Wake Forest University
Robynn Ree, Sophomore, University of Southern California
Bailey Tardy, Sophomore, University of Georgia
Taylor Tomlinson, Junior, University of Florida
Alex White, Senior, Brigham Young University