Kat Riddler, Staff Writer
Four students from the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ women’s golf team were recognized by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All American Scholars. On July 3, WGCA named seniors Ares Boira, psychology; Alexa Capesius, business administration; and Stefaniya Ivanova, mathematics with Emma Thorngren, sophomore, mathematics as All-American Scholars.
The All-American Scholar Team criteria is very stringent and requires a cumulative GPA of 3.5. A total of 1,011 collegiate golfers from all three NCAA division programs were recognized.
Boira graduated in May and had a 77.91 scoring average, recording six top-10 finishes, including medalist honors at the Lindenwood Fall Invite and the Fox Run Challenge.
Capesius graduated in may and had a two-time CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District Team selection and four-time Academic All-GLVC honoree. Capesius held a 78.27 scoring average.
Ivanova graduated in May and had the second-best scoring average on the team with 76.28 and recorded eight top-10 finishes. Ivanova was a four-time All-GLVC honoree and four-time Academic All-GLVC selection.
Thormgren is a two-time All-GLVC and WGCA Honorable Mention All-American selection. Thorngren had a 75.63 average and had 10 top-10 finishes with a fifth place showing at the NCAA DII Championships.