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Swinehart and Dreher Earn WGCA All-America Honors
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Swinehart and Dreher Earn WGCA All-America Honors

May 30, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Senior Samantha Swinehart and junior Justine Dreher earned All-America honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, as announced by the WGCA on Thursday. Swinehart was named to the second team while Dreher received honorable mention.

Swinehart played a key role in the Gamecocks’ success as she found a spot in the lineup at all 12 tournaments. She wrapped up the season with a team leading 73.12 stroke average, which ranks second all-time for a single season at South Carolina. Swinehart earned second team All-SEC honors and recorded eight top-20 finishes, including a tie for 13th at the NCAA Championship.

Dreher, a first team All-SEC selection, also helped lead the Gamecocks to one of their best seasons in school history. She finished the season with a 73.36 stroke average, which ranks third all-time for a single season at South Carolina. Dreher played in all 12 tournaments and was the team’s low individual at six of those tournaments.

2014 WGCA All-American Teams
WGCA First Team All-American
Laetitia Beck, Duke
Celine Boutier, Duke
Doris Chen, Southern California
Tonje Daffinrud, Univeristy of Denver
Noemi Jimenez, Arizona State
Kyung Kim, Southern California
Lauren Kim, Stanford
Alison Lee, UCLA
Gaby Lopez, Arkansas
Ally McDonald, Mississippi State
Stephanie Meadow, Alabama
Grace Na, Pepperdine
Mariah Stackhouse, Stanford

WGCA Second Team All-American
Matilda Castren, Florida State
Karen Chung, Southern California
Simin Feng, Vanderbilt
Dana Finkelstein, UNLV
SooBoo Kim, Washington
Erynee Lee, UCLA
Yu Liu, Duke
Marijosse Navarro, Texas A&M
Annie Park, Southern California
Samantha Swinehart, South Carolina
Lindsey Weaver, Arizona

WGCA Honorable Mention All-American
Daniela Darquea, Miami
Justine Dreher, South Carolina
Augusta James, NC State
Chirapat Jao-Javanil, Oklahoma
Alendra Kaui, Oklahoma
Bronte Law, UCLA
Brittany Marchand, NC State
Wad Phaewchimplee, Kent State
Sophia Popov, Southern Califonria
Jessica Provasnik, Ohio State
Ashlan Ramsey, Clemson
Louise Ridderstrom, UCLA
Emma Talley, Alabama
Anne-Catherine Tangua, Oklahoma
Charlotte Thomas, Washington
Jennifer Yan, Washington