St. Louis, Mo., May 11, 2017 – The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced the 2016-17 student-athlete and coaches awards for Division III Women's Collegiate Golf, as Washington University in St. Louis freshman Samantha Haubenstock was honored with WGCA All-American Second Team honors.
The No. 15-ranked women's golf team collected several regional honors as well, including Ellen Port being named the Central Region Coach of the Year. WashU had four student-athletes earn All-Central Region honors: sophomore Chloe DiPetrillo, junior Erin Drolet, freshman Angelica Harris and Haubenstock.
Haubenstock earned the 12th All-American honor for the women's golf program and is just the fifth individual to attain the distinction. She is currently ranked 12th in Division III according to Golfstat with the eighth-best scoring average in the nation 76.10. In Haubenstock's first year on the Danforth Campus, she won three tournament titles and finished in the top-five in four others. She is currently competing in the Division III Women's Golf Championships in Houston, Texas. Haubenstock was also named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Player of the Year.
DiPetrillo was named to the All-Central Region team for the second year in a row. She finished in the top-10 four times in nine tournaments played and concluded the year with a 79.80 scoring average. She shot in the 70s in half of her 20 rounds played. According to Golfstat, she is ranked fifth in the Central Region and 84th overall in Division III.
Drolet was named to the WGCA All-Central Region team for the second time in her career, previously doing so during the 2014-15 season. She finished the season with an 80.05 scoring average and totaled four top-10 finishes on the season while carding 10 of 20 rounds played in the 70s. According to Golfstat, Drolet ranks seventh in the Central Region and 83rd in Division III.
Harris closed out the season by scoring in the 70s in five of the final six rounds, including the final tournament of the season where she tied for second at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling. During the tournament she shot seven-over 151 (75-76) to help lower her final scoring average to 81.15 on the season. According to Golfstat, she concluded the season ranked sixth regionally.