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2017 NAIA Women's Golf All-America Teams Announced

May 31, 2017
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By Spencer Scheve, Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2017 NAIA Women's Golf All-America teams, as selected by the NAIA-Women's Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee. A total of 45 student-athletes were honored, with 15 individuals being named to the first, second and third teams.

National Champion Oklahoma City leads all programs with six individuals on the All-America teams. The Stars were represented by Anna Mikish (first team), Caroline Goodin (first team), Savannah Moody (first team), Kailey Campbell (second team), Melissa Eldredge (second team) and Raegan Barnes (third team).

SCAD Savannah (Ga.) had five golfers represented, Paulina Camacho (first team), Maria Paula-Otero (first team), Mariona Maeso (second team), Micaela Cuisana (second team) and Corinne Grans-Wood (third team.)

Keiser (Fla.), Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) and Dalton State (Ga.) each had four golfers achieve All-America status.

Indiana Tech's Courtney Dye, the 2017 NAIA Women's Golf National Championships individual medalist, headlined a pair of Warriors alongside Wiebke Schlender that were named All-Americans.

Twenty-two individuals are making at least their second All-America appearance. There are 13 student-athletes that are earning their third-straight All-American honors. Lauren Kruszewski of Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) is the lone four-time First Teamer listed in the 2017 group. Third Team All-American Wiebke Schlender of Indiana Tech also claims her fourth-straight All-America status.

2017 NAIA Women's Golf All-America Teams

First Team:

NAME

SCHOOL

Year

Hometown

Kat Kennedy*^ British Columbia Sr. Okotoks, Alta.
Tia Teiniketo Dalton State (Ga.) Fr. Vihti, Finland
Elle Carlson Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) So. Sioux Falls, S.D.
Lauren Kruszewski*^% Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) Sr. Chesapeake. Va.
Courtney Dye* Indiana Tech Sr. Williamsburg, Mich.
Rebecca Holmstrom*^ Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Gothenburg, Sweden
Caroline Retabi*^ Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Grimaud, France
Elsa Westin*^ Keiser (Fla.) Jr. Bromma, Sweden
Anna Mikish*^ Oklahoma City Sr. Choctaw, Okla.
Savannah Moody Oklahoma City Jr. Aledo, Texas
Caroline Goodin* Oklahoma City Sr. Oklahoma City
Paulina Camacho*^ SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) Jr. Tuxtla Gutierrez Chiapas, Mexico
Maria Paula-Otero SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) Fr. Cali, Colombia
Alex Schies*^ Texas Wesleyan Jr. Mansfield, Texas
Franzi Knoetsch* USC Beaufort (S.C.) Jr. Mettmann, Germany

Second Team

NAME

SCHOOL

Year

Hometown

Isabel Rijos Dalton State (Ga.) Fr. Columbus, Ga.
Katie Dalton* Dalton State (Ga.) So. Vidalia, Ga.
Caroline Griffin*^ Dalton State (Ga.) Jr. Sycamore, Ga.
Hannah Sager Faulkner (Ala.) So. Montgomery, Ala.
Sabrina Schloo*^ Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Wuerzburg, Germany
Kailey Campbell* Oklahoma City Sr. Oktaha, Okla.
Melissa Eldredge Oklahoma City Fr. Eufaula, Okla.
Courtney Lowery Point (Ga.) Jr. Greenville, Ga.
Mariona Maeso* SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) Sr. Barcelona, Spain
Micaela Cuisana SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) Fr. Quito, Ecuador
Rebecca Bostrom Southeastern (Fla.) Sr. Smedjebacken, Sweden
Natalia Ugalde*^ Wayland Baptist (Texas) Sr. Mexico City, Mexico
Fumika Matsumoto William Woods (Mo.) Jr. Japan
Kennedy Windlan* William Carey (Miss.) Sr. Anderson, Ind.
Katie Warren*^ William Woods (Mo.) Jr. Swindon, England

Third Team

NAME

SCHOOL

Year

Hometown

Winnie Hyun British Columbia So.

Langley, B.C.

Cassidy Scantland* Campbellsville (Ky.) Sr. Greensburg, Ky.
Hannah Stradling Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) Jr. Devizes, England
Kaitlyn Riley* Cumberlands (Ky.) Jr. Lawrenceburg, Ky.
Jessica Williams Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) Fr. Tuscon, Ariz.
Trae Jones Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) Jr. Sparks, Nev.
Anna Reid Faulkner (Ala.) Fr. Demopolis, Ala.
Wiebke Schlender* Indiana Tech Sr. Paderborn, Germany
Raegan Barnes Oklahoma City Sr. Choctaw, Okla.
Marissa Singer Saint Francis (Ind.) Fr. Noblesville, Ind.
Corinne Grans-Wood SCAD-Savannah (Ga.) Jr. Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Blanca Porta USC Beaufort (S.C.) Fr. Zaragoza, Spain
Aleesha Smith William Carey (Miss.) Fr. Grand Bay, Ala.
Megan Cullen William Woods (Mo.) Jr. Morecambe, England
Marina Gallegos*^ Wayland Baptist (Texas) Jr. Madrid, Spain

*2016 All-American
^2015 All-American
%2014 All-American