Fassi Leads Five With SEC Honors
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas senior Maria Fassi earns her second consecutive Southeastern Conference Player of the Year honor leading five Razorbacks who earned postseason honors.
Fassi, who played to the SEC Individual title, was also selected for the third time to the First-Team All-SEC. She was joined by senior Dylan Kim who earned her second first-team honor and senior Kaylee Benton who is making her first appearance on the all-conference team. Redshirt freshman Brooke Matthews was named to the SEC All-Freshman team and senior Cara Gorlei earned SEC Community Service honors.
The No. 8 Razorbacks played to a fourth-place finish at the 2019 NCAA Washington Regional on Wednesday. The University of Arkansas and Blessings Golf Club are the proud hosts of the 2019 NCAA Women’s and Men’s National Championships. Admission and parking for the entire two weeks has been underwritten courtesy of Tyson Foods and the Tyson Family Foundation. The women’s event begins May 17 and is immediately followed by the men’s championship beginning May 24. For more information or to volunteer for the event, log on to www.NCAAGolf19.com.
Arkansas At The NCAA Championship
Number of Team Appearances | 9 (2018, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011,2008, 2006, 2005)
Individual at NCAA Championship | 2 (2007 Stacy Lewis | 2017 Cara Gorlei)
NCAA Championships | 1 (Stacy Lewis, 2007)
Best Team Finish | T5 2011
Best Individual Finish | 1st Stacy Lewis, 2007 | 2nd Kelli Shean, 2011 | T2nd Gabriela Lopez, 2015
First-Team All-SEC | Maria Fassi, (SEC Championship Individual Medalist), Kaylee Benton, Dylan Kim
SEC Player of the Year | Maria Fassi
All-Freshman Team | Brooke Matthews
SEC Community Service Team | Cara Gorlei
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