MIAC golfers pick up All-America Scholar honors from WGCA

Sydney Busker earned her fourth consecutive WGCA All-America Scholar honor on Monday.
Sydney Busker earned her fourth consecutive WGCA All-America Scholar honor on Monday.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Seventeen Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) golfers were honored with All-America Scholar recognition by the Women's Golf Coaches' Association (WGCA) on Monday.

Among those honored were St. Catherine senior Sydney Busker, who earned WGCA All-America Scholar Team recognition for the fourth time in her Wildcat career, as well as three-time honorees Ziyi Wang from Carleton and Ji Sue Song from Macalester. Busker's SCU teammates Jordan Amelon and Madeline Weinman each became repeat honorees. Nine first-year golfers from the MIAC received All-America Scholar recognition, including Bethel's Ana Schwarz, Gustavus' Erin EricsonEmily Kratz, and Sydney Regalado, Macalester's Kiwa AnismanEmma Iverson, and Tenley Smith, and St. Catherine's Clara Godoy-Henderson and Kathryn Taylor. Three MIAC sophomores - Bethel's Nicole Miller and Carleton's Alexis Chan and Abby Euyang - were named WGCA All-America Scholars for the first time as well.

A total of 1,096 women's collegiate golfers were recognized with this prestigious honor for the 2018-19 season. In order to be selected to the WGCA All-America Scholar Team, student-athletes must maintain a 3.50 cumulative grade-point average.

Name Institution Class Hometown | High School Previous Selections
Nicole Miller Bethel So. Eden Prairie, Minn. --
Ana Schwarz Bethel Fy. Marshall, Minn. --
Alexis Chan Carleton So. Castle Rock, Colo. | Rock Canyon --
Abby Euyang Carleton So. Seattle, Wash. | Lakeside --
Ziyi Wang Carleton Sr. Beijing City, China | Lighthouse Christian Academy 2016 | 2017
Erin Ericson Gustavus Fy. Onalaska, Wis. --
Emily Kratz Gustavus Fy. Edina, Minn. --
Sydney Regalado Gustavus Fy. Rosemount, Minn. --
Kiwa Anisman Macalester Fy. Yountville, Calif. | Vintage --
Emma Iverson Macalester Fy. Northfield, Minn. --
Tenley Smith Macalester Fy. Williamstown, Mass. | Mount Greylock Regional --
Ji Sue Song Macalester Sr. Surrey, B.C. | Southridge School 2017 | 2018
Jordan Amelon St. Catherine So. Iowa City, Iowa | West 2018
Sydney Busker St. Catherine Sr. Detroit Lakes, Minn. 2016 | 2017 | 2018
Clara Godoy-Henderson St. Catherine Fy. Mound, Minn. | Mound-Westonka --
Kathryn Taylor St. Catherine Fy. Salt Lake City, Utah | Skyline --
Madeline Weinman St. Catherine Jr. East Bethel, Minn. | St. Francis 2018

| 2018-19 18Birdies WGCA All-America Scholar Team |