June 15, 2017 - by
Castren, Metraux Earn All-American Honors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – Florida State senior Matilda Castren and junior Morgane Metraux have earned All-American Third-Team honors as voted on by the editors and writers of GolfWeek.  It’s the second All-American honor this season for both Castren and Metraux

who earned All-American Honorable Mention honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association in May.

Castren and Metraux are two of the most decorated players in the ACC this year.  Both earned All-American honors from the WGCA and GolfWeek and both earned All-ACC honors for their outstanding performances in leading the Seminoles to the most successful season in school history.  The Seminoles ranked No. 1 in the country for the first time in school history during the season.

Castren and Metraux were two of the eight players named to the GolfWeek All-American teams from the ACC.  The Seminoles were one of only two teams from the ACC with multiple players named to the First, Second, Third or Honorable Mention All-American teams by GolfWeek.

Castren (Espoo, Finland) set the school record for lowest career stroke average — 72.52 — during her four-year varsity career (2014-17).  She was an All-American Second-Team selection by the WGCA and GolfWeek in 2014, an All-American Honorable Mention selection by the WGCA and an All-American Third-Team selection by GolfWeek in 2017.  Castren was a three-time All-ACC selection (2014, 2016 and 2017) and is one of only three players in school history to earn All-ACC honors three or more times as a Seminole.  She graduated from Florida State as the Seminoles’ all-time leader with seven individual victories.

Metraux (Lausanne, Switzerland) earned both All-American Honorable Mention Honors from the WGCA and All-American Third-Team honors from GolfWeek and was an All-ACC selection in 2017.  She finished her junior season tied for the ACC lead in wins with three (Schooner Fall Classic, Florida State Match-Up, Dickson Intercollegiate) and set the school record score vs. par (-14) in winning the Dickson Intercollegiate during the spring of 2017.

Florida State set the school record for tournament championships in a single season with six and was ranked among the nation’s top 10 for the majority of the year.  The Seminoles finished in the top-20 of the standings at the national championship finals for the second consecutive season

 

Castren, Metraux Earn All-American Honors

 

GolfWeek All-American Teams

FIRST TEAM
Leona Maguire (Duke)
Andrea Lee (Stanford)
Jennifer Kupcho (Wake Forest)
Cheyenne Knight (Alabama)
Lilia Vu (UCLA)
Kristen Gillman (Alabama)
Casey Danielson (Stanford)
Maria Torres (Florida)
Linnea Strom (Arizona State)
Katelyn Dambaugh (South Carolina)

SECOND TEAM
Monica Vaughn (Arizona State)
Jillian Hollis (Georgia)
Haley Moore (Arizona)
Mariel Galdiano (UCLA)
Maddie Szeryk (Texas A&M)
Robynn Ree (USC)
Lauren Stephenson (Alabama)
Pimnipa Panthong (Kent State)
My Leander (San Jose State)
Dewi Weber (Miami)

THIRD TEAM
Matilda Castren (Florida State)
Morgane Metraux (Florida State)
Albane Valenzuela (Stanford)
Haylee Harford (Furman)
Harang Lee (Georgia)
Hannah Kim (Northwestern)
Amy Lee (Baylor)
Kelly Grassel (Florida)
Martina Edberg (Cal State-Fullerton)
Alice Hewson (Clemson)

HONORABLE MENTION

Krystal Quihuis (Arizona)

Olivia Mehaffey (Arizona State)

Sarah Burnham (Michigan State)

August Kim (Purdue)

Muni He (USC)

Ainhoa Olarra (S Carolina)

Elodie Van Dievoet (Michigan)

Sierra Sims (Wk. Forest)

India Clyburn (NC State)

Taylor Tomlinson (Florida)

Bailey Tardy (Georgia)

Victoria Morgan (USC)

Ana Pelaez (S Carolina)

Esther Lee (Colorado)

Bianca Fabrizio (Texas A&M)

Rinko Mitsunaga (Georgia)

Ashley Holder (UCF)

Taylor Totland (Furman)

Sophia Schubert (Texas)

Alana Uriell (Arkansas)

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