The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced on Monday (July 1) that Lewis University golfers Jordan Nichols (Mukwonago, Wis/Mukwonago), Vanessa Phillips (Metamora, Ill./Metamora Township) and Carly Shapiro (Lockport, Ill./Lockport Township) have each been named WGCA All-America Scholars as all three have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or above.
In her first season as a Flyer, Nichols had a 3.81 cumulative GPA with an undecided major. Phillips, a senior communications major, finished her career with a 3.68 cumulative GPA. Shapiro ended her four-year Flyer career with a 3.50 cumulative GPA in business administration.
"It is great to have three women from our golf team named as WGCA All-America Scholars because they have all worked very hard, both in the classroom and on the course," Lewis head women's golf coach Skip Steffey said. "They are all very deserving of this honor and are great representatives of Lewis University and the Athletics Department."
Lewis University is a Catholic University in the Lasallian tradition, offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
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