Rock Hill, S.C. - Three members of the Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Golf Teams were named to the 2011 All-South Atlantic Conference Second Team, league officials announced today.
On the women's side, junior Katie Thackerson (Earl, N.C.) and senior Brenna Martens (St. Croix Falls, Wis.) earned all-conference second-team accolades
Thackerson leads the team in stroke average (79.6) this year and garnered all-conference accolades for the second time in her career. Thackerson was also named to the 2008-09 All-SAC Second Team as a freshman.
Martens, a three-time all-conference pick, is currently second on the squad in stroke average (80.1).
Sophomore Brandon Squier (Advance, N.C.) was named to the 2010-11 All-South Atlantic Conference Second Team for the men and enters the league championship tournament with a team-leading 75.0-stroke average.
Both squads will compete in the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men's and Women's Golf Championships on Monday and Tuesday (April 11 and 12) at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, N.C.
2011 South Atlantic Conference
Men's and Women's Golf Awards
Liam Ashby, Carson-Newman
Gavin Hay, Carson-Newman
Matthew Campbell, Newberry
Ben Lown, Newberry
Daniel Stanley, Newberry
Evan Kilchenstein, Catawba
Brandon Squier, Lenoir-Rhyne
Eric Kennedy, Lincoln Memorial
Jamie Chapman, Lincoln Memorial
Nick York, Tusculum
Player of the Year: Matthew Campbell, Newberry
Freshman of the Year: Jonathan Kim-Moss, Carson-Newman
Coach of the Year: Brian McCants, Newberry
Scholar-Athlete: Ben Lown, Newberry
Jessica Tarbet, Carson-Newman
Maria Luz Besio, Newberry
Barbara Castro, Newberry
Julia Daneshfar, Newberry
Ashley Denton, Wingate
Erica Ray, Carson-Newman
Katie Thackerson, Lenoir-Rhyne
Brenna Martens, Lenoir-Rhyne
Brittany McCown, Lincoln Memorial
Natalia Perez, Newberry
Player of the Year: Jessica Tarbet, Carson-Newman
Freshman of the Year: Katie Eskew, Anderson
Coach of the Year: Lauren McCants, Newberry
Scholar-Athlete: Kirsten Wolff, Lincoln Memorial