CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Two members of the Franklin College women's golf team were named Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars for their work in the classroom in 2017-18.
Hannah Sharkey collected WGCA All-American Scholar for the second consecutive year while Mackenzie Black earned the yearly honor for the first time in her career. A total of 1,011 student-athletes from around the nation earned spots on the prestigious list, which requires a 3.50 grade point average needed for inclusion.
Sharkey will be a senior this coming year and is an accounting and finance major. Black, who will be a sophomore in the fall, is a music theatre and creative writing major at Franklin.
About the Women's Golf Coaches Association
The Women's Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents over 500 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.