May 8, 2014

Camany, McCartan Named To WCC Women’s Golf All-Academic Team

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior Taylor Camany is the first Santa Clara women's golfer to be named to the West Coast Conference Women's Golf All-Academic Team three times and junior Kaci McCartan earned her second consecutive selection, the league office announced.

A four-year player from Salinas, Calif. (Salinas HS), Camany competed in all 11 events with 30 counting rounds this season compiling a 79.33 average and five top-20 finishes. She ended her career with a program record 98 rounds played.

Camany earned her third straight all-academic team selection with a 3.39 GPA while majoring in accounting.

During the 2011-12 season, Camany claimed her only tournament title with a one-shot victory in the Santa Clara Colby Invitational. She was named to the All-WCC Team and All-Academic Team following that season. She was given honorable mention All-WCC recognition this season for a third time.

McCartan, from Plano, Tex. (Ursuline Academy), had her finest season as a Bronco competing in all 11 events with the second-best scoring average on the team at 76.71, her first individual title and six top-20 finishes. She posted a two-shot win at the Boise State Fall Invitational in September with a personal-best score of 69 (-3) in the second round and a 54-hole low score of 215 (-1) to lead her team to its first of three tournament titles.

A mechanical engineering major, McCartan totaled a 3.81 GPA to earn her second consecutive selection.

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to her team.

2013-14 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S GOLF ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Name School Class   GPA     Major
Taylor Camany             Santa Clara Sr. 3.39 Accounting
Kaci McCartan Santa Clara Jr. 3.81 Mechanical Engineering  
Liv Cheng Pepperdine Sr. 3.51 Economics
Alina Ching Pepperdine Jr. 3.43 Psychology
Angela De Villa Gonzaga So. 3.42 Biology
Victoria House San Francisco       Sr. 3.35 Media
Alice Kim Gonzaga Jr. 3.43 Sports Management
Emelie Lundstrom San Francisco So. 3.64 Advertising
Clare Sorensen San Francisco So. 4.00 Finance
Maria Yacaman BYU Jr. 3.97 Information Systems