June 26, 2017 - by

Five Seminoles Named To All-ACC Academic Team

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) – All five members of the 2017 lineup for the nationally ranked Florida State women’s golf team – Matilda Castren, Amanda Doherty, Lydia Gumm, Kim Metraux and Morgane Metraux – have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic team as announced by the ACC.  Florida State was one of only two teams in the ACC to have each member of its lineup named to the academic team.

The selection of five Seminoles marks the second time in the last three years that each member of Florida State’s lineup and the 12th consecutive season at least three Seminoles have been named to the prestigious academic team.  It marks the third consecutive year that Castren, Gumm, Kim Metraux and Morgane Metraux have been named to the team and the first time Doherty has been named to the team.

Castren, Gumm and both Metraux sisters are just the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth players in Florida State history to be named to the All-ACC Academic team at least three times.  Caroline Westrup (2006-09) and Macarena Silva (2008-11) are the only players in school history to be named to the ACC All-Academic Team four times.

“Our lineup had a combined Grade Point Average of 3.780 in the spring which is our main competitive season and that’s simply phenomenal,” said head coach Amy Bond.  “Included in that incredible GPA were three perfect 4.0 marks.  I am so proud of the commitment to academics that every member of our team displays.  Academic success is one of the cornerstones of our program.”

Castren (international affairs) and Gumm (sport management) continued the Seminoles’ incredible success in the classroom as they earned their degrees from Florida State in May.  With a perfect 1.000 Academic Progress Rate, every member of the Seminole women’s golf team has earned or is on track to earn their degree from Florida State under Bond.

11 of the 12 ACC schools that compete in the sport of women’s golf are represented on this year’s academic team. To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

Florida State enjoyed a historical season on the course as it was ranked No 1 nationally for the first time in school history, won a school-record six tournament championships and finished a school-record tying second in the ACC Championship Tournament.  Four of the five Seminoles who were named to the All-ACC Academic team were also named to the All-ACC team for their extraordinary performances on the course during the season.

Florida State begins its 2017-18 season at the Cougar Fall Classic Sept. 4-5 in Hanahan, S.C.

Seminoles History On The All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team
Year, Players
2017, Matilda CastrenLydia GummAmanda DohertyKim MetrauxMorgane Metraux
2016, Matilda CastrenLydia GummKim MetrauxMorgane Metraux
2015, Matilda CastrenLydia GummKayla JonesKim MetrauxMorgane Metraux
2014, Laure CastelainCarlton KuhloAlex Milan
2013, Laure Castelain, Olivia Hullert, Carlton Kuhlo
2012, Laure Castelain, Maria Salinas, Hannah Thomson
2011, Maria Salinas, Macarena Silva, Hannah Thomson
2010, Lacey Agnew, Macarena Silva, Hannah Thomson
2009, Caroline Westrup, Macarena Silva, Whitney Wenglasz
2008, Whitney Brummett, Lauren Cousart, Caroline Westrup, Macarena Silva
2007, Whitney Brummett, Jaclyn Burch, Caroline Westrup
2006, Whitney Brummett, Jaclyn Burch, Caroline Larsson, Caroline Westrup
 
The 2017 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team
Matilda Castren, Sr., Florida State, International Affairs
Amanda Doherty, Fr., Florida State, Exploratory
Lydia Gumm, Sr., Florida State, Sport Management
Kim Metraux, Jr., Florida State Management
Morgane Metraux, Jr., Florida State, Management
Delfina Acosta, Sr., Miami, Studio Art
Emma Albrecht, So., Notre Dame, Science & Business
Ana Belac, Fr., Duke, Undeclared
Elizabeth Bose, So., Virginia Tech, Clinical Neuroscience & Biochemistry
Virginia Elena Carta, So., Duke, Environmental Sciences & Policy
Olivia Cason, So., Louisville, Finance
Sandy Choi, Sr., Duke, Psychology
Leslie Cloots, Sr., North Carolina, Business Administration
Renate Grimstad, Fr., Miami, Economics
Lois Kaye Go, Fr., Boston College, Undeclared
Lexi Harkins, Jr., North Carolina, Mathematics
Lauren Hartlage, Fr., Louisville, Finance
Leona Maguire, Jr., Duke, Psychology
Marissa Messana, Jr., Clemson, Communications
Filippa Moerk, Fr., Miami, Business
Bryana Nguyen, Jr., North Carolina, Prof Minor
Anna Redding, So., Virginia, Undeclared
Sierra Sims, Sr., Wake Forest, Economics
Gurbani Singh, Jr., Duke, Public Policy
Ana Paula Valdes, Fr., Clemson, Communications
Dewi Weber, So., Miami, Communications & Advertising and Motion Picture Production
 
ACC Women’s Golf Scholar Athlete of the Year:
2017    Leona Maguire, Duke
2016    Daniella Darquea, Miami
2015    Celine Boutier, Duke
2014    Brittany Marchand, NC State
2013    Lindy Duncan, Duke
2012    Lindy Duncan, Duke
2011    Natalie Sheary, Wake Forest
2010    Alison Whitaker, Duke
2009    Amanda Blumenherst, Duke
2008    Amanda Blumenherst, Duke

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