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Three Mountain Lions named WGCA All-American Scholars


S and S Pix / YHC Athletics

By Michael MacEachern

Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Communications


Young Harris College's Emma Andersson, Erica Andersson and Connor Johnson have been named a Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar.


Criteria for the WGCA All-American Scholar Team include having a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 and have participated in 50 percent of the team's competitive rounds.


EMMA ANDERSSON

  • Andersson is a junior from Nykoping, Sweden.

  • Anderson has a 3.95 cumulative grade-point average as a management major and an English minor.

  • In 19 rounds this season, Andersson averaged 81.4 strokes.

  • Andersson carded a season low 72 in the first round of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational in October.

  • Andersson recorded her best finish - 13th - at the Patsy Rendleman Invitational.

  • Named to the Peach Belt Conference Women's Golf Team of Academic Distinction for the third time in her career.

  • Also named a WCGA All-American Scholar in 2019.

ERICA ANDERSSON

  • Andersson is a junior from Nykoping, Sweden.

  • Anderson has a 3.80 cumulative GPA as a sport and recreation studies major.

  • In 19 rounds this season, Andersson averaged 84.3 strokes.

  • Andersson carded a season low 78 in the final round of the Low Tide Intercollegiate in March.

  • Her best finish of the season - tie for 19th - came at the Peach Belt Conference Championship in April.

  • Named to the Peach Belt Conference Women's Golf Team of Academic Distinction for the third time in her career.

CONNOR JOHNSON

  • Johnson is a freshman from Dalton, Georgia.

  • Johnson has a 3.70 cumulative GPA as a biology major.

  • In 19 rounds this season, Johnson averaged 86.9 strokes

  • Her low round of the season (78) came in the first round of the Patsy Rendleman Invitational in October.

  • Her best finish of the season - 23rd - came at the Peach Belt Conferene Championship in April.


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