July 31, 2009
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Caroline Westrup, Macarena Silva and Whitney Wenglasz of the Florida State women’s golf team have been named to the All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team as announced by the league office. It marks the fourth time Westrup has been named to the team while Silva was named for the second time and Wenglasz for the first time in her career.
The be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic teams a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a cumulative 3.0 grade point average throughout her academic career.
With three selections to the All-ACC Academic team, the Seminole women’s golf team was tied for the most selections of the 11 league schools that play women’s golf. Each of the 11 schools had at least one player named to the team.
Westrup, who earned All-American honors four times during her career as a Seminole golfer, has been named to the All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf team for the school record tying fourth consecutive season. She is the first golfer in school history to earn All-American, All-ACC and All-ACC Academic honors during each of the four years of her athletic and academic career at Florida State.
Westrup is the sixth Seminole women’s golfer to be named to the All-ACC Academic team in each of her four years at Florida State.
Westrup, who will earn her degree in sport management in December, has earned Dean’s List honors five times and been named to the National Golf Coaches’ Association Scholar Athlete team three times during her academic career.
Silva, a rising junior majoring in business, is one of 12 repeat honorees on this years All-ACC Academic team. In addition to her academic achievements this past season, Silva finished tied for 10th place at the ACC Championship and in a career-best tied for tied for fifth place in the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic during the spring of 2009.
Wenglasz, one of five freshmen named to the 2009 All-ACC Academic team, also enjoyed success in the class room and on the course during her first season as a Seminole. She was a member of the Seminoles’ starting line-up and finished tied for 25th in her first career ACC Tournament. Additionally, she was the leader after the first two rounds of the 2009 Lady Gator Invitational. Wenglasz is a chemical science major.