BOISE, Idaho (7/8/2010) - Boise State sophomore's to-be Lori Harper and Jennifer Henningsson have been named All-American Scholars by the National Golf Coaches Association. The NGCA released their list of honorees this week from their headquarters in Coral Springs, Fla. Harper's and Henningsson's names were among the 494 NCAA Division I student-athletes mention on the list of honorees this year. They were also two of the 15 athletes recognized from the Western Athletic Conference for this prestigious honor.
The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50 and student-athletes must have competed in at least 50% (Division I) or 66% (Division II & III) of the college's regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year.
Lori Harper just completed her freshman campaign for the Broncos competing in all nine tournaments during the year with a 80.7 strokes per round average. The freshman from Manhattan Beach, Calif., majoring in political science was an Academic All-WAC honoree this past year with a 3.58 accumulative grade point average.
Jennifer Henningsson also just finished her freshman season with Boise State participating in seven events. The native of Stockholm, Sweden, finished the year with an 81.3 strokes per round average. The communication major was an Academic All-WAC honoree this past year with a 3.67 accumulative grade point average.
The WAC's 2010 NGCA All-American Scholars
Lori Harper, Boise State
Jennifer Henningsson, Boise State
Hali Coppin, Fresno State
Lindi Covarrubias, Fresno State
Maria Pia Escandon, Fresno State
Ka'ili Britos, Hawaii
Amanda Jacobs, Idaho
Annika Karlsson, Idaho
Frida Nilsson, Idaho
Kayla Mortellaro, Idaho
Jamie Yam, Nevada
Angelina Bortoletto, New Mexico State
Apinporn Swaschuto, New Mexico State
Mary Margaret Murphy, New Mexico State
Shraddhanjali Singh, San Jose State