Four Saints Named WGCA All-American Scholars

Katie Nelson earns WGCA All-American Scholar honors for a second straight year

July 2, 2013

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Recently graduated Siena women's golfers Megan Cahill and Cortney Tilley and rising juniors Mary Fletcher and Katie Nelson have been named Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholars. The quartet received recognition for meeting the stringent criteria of posting 3.50 cumulative GPA's or better.

Siena and MAAC Women's Golf Champion Butler were the only two conference schools recognized with both programs earning four awardees. Cahill, Fletcher and Nelson all were named WGCA All-American Scholars for a second consecutive season.

A member of Siena College's 4.0 Club, Cahill recently graduated with a 3.81 cumulative GPA and her degree in English. Classmate Tilley tabulated a 3.52 GPA and earned her degree in Mathematics. Fletcher currently holds a 3.64 cumulative GPA while majoring in Biology, while Nelson possesses a team-best 3.82 GPA as a Management major.

The Siena Women's Golf program was also recently recognized by the NCAA for a sixth straight season with a Public Recognition Award for posting an Academic Progress Rate (APR) in the top-10 percent of their sport across the membership. As a program, the women's golf team accrued a 3.56 cumulative GPA during the 2012-13 academic year marking the highest team GPA of any Siena Athletics team.