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WOMEN'S GOLF PLACES THREE ON 18BIRDIES WGCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARS LIST

WOMEN'S GOLF PLACES THREE ON 18BIRDIES WGCA ALL-AMERICAN SCHOLARS LIST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following a record breaking season, a Big Sky Conference title and an impressive showing at the NCAA Cle Elum Regional, three members of the Sacramento State women's golf team were named 18Birdlies WGCA All-American Scholars. The honor was bestowed to Sofie Babic, Nishtha Madan and Corinne Viden who each met the minimum requirement of having a 3.5 grade point average. This year marks the second consecutive season that all three earned the award.

Babic was named second team all-Big Sky while competing in all 11 tournaments during the year. She concluded the season ranked fourth on the team and 10th in school history with a stroke average of 75.00 in 28 rounds. The junior was a two-time Big Sky Women's Golfer of the Week and had a round of 69 at the Princess Anne Invitational for her season low. Babic was also named to the Big Sky all-academic team this spring.

Madan was also a member of the all-Big Sky second team and earned all-academic honors following the 2018-19 season. Her scoring average of 74.61 moved her into eighth place in program history and was the third lowest on the team. During the year, she set her single round and 54-hole record by shooting72-71-68-211 at the Princess Anne Invitational. Madan also recorded the second lowest score all-time by a Hornet at an NCAA postseason tournament after scoring 71-75-73-219.

Viden was a first team all-Big Sky selection after averaging 73.64 which is the second best single-round scoring average in school history. The sophomore was the medalist at the Gunrock Invitational following rounds of 69-69-70-208 which set the school 54-hole record. She later tied the Sacramento State single-round record with a 67 at the Juli Inkster Meadow Club Collegiate. Viden capped her season by shooting 74-71-70-215 to finish second in a playoff at the Big Sky Championships and helped the team win by 20 strokes. She was also named to the Big Sky all-academic team.