Four Named as NGCA All-American Scholars
Amy Hodgkinson, Megan Kiley, Jackie Rajek, and Barbora Vejlupkova have each been recognized nationally for their work in the classroom as the quartet has been named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars Team for 2011-12.
Hodgkinson and Rajek are repeat honorees while Kiley was so honored in 2009-10. It is a first-time recognition for Vejlupkova.
Hodgkinson posted a 79.2 stroke average as a junior this past season playing in each of FSC's 12 tournaments. She was the Mocs' top finisher at the Saint Leo Tournament with a 149 two-round score for third place. She finished 11th at the NCAA Super Regionals with a 226 score and was 32nd at the NCAA Division II National Tournament in which the Moccasins placed second.
Kiley, also a junior, posted a 77.2 stroke average in 2011-12 and also participated in all 12 tournaments. She placed second in the first tournament of the year, shooting a 150 at the Lady Falcon Invitational and was the Mocs' top finisher at the Tusculum Invitational tying for fourth at 146. She was also the Mocs' top finisher at the Peggy Kirk (T3, 226) and University of Cincinnati (T13, 228) tournaments. At the national tournament, she finished tied for 16th with a 318 score.
Rajek, a sophomore, played in ten tournaments this past year and finished with a 79.2 stroke average. She had FSC's best finish at the Samford Intercollegiate with a 229 score to tie for 11th place and tied for 25th at the NCAA National Tournament with a 322 four-round score.
Vejlupkova, also a sophomore, fired a 79.6 average over 12 tournaments for the Mocs in 2011-12. She finished tied for 19th place at the NCAA Super Regional to place third on the Mocs' squad and also had the Mocs' third-best finish at the NCAA National Tournament, placing 22nd with a 320 score.
Hodgkinson is a sports management major from Mead, Colorado while Kiley, who hails from Leo, Indiana, is also a sports management major. Rajek, who is from Suwanee, Georgia, is a biology major while Vejlupkova, who came to FSC from Prague in the Czech Republic, is a human movement and performance major.