ATLANTA – Georgia State women’s golfers Emma Berlin, Petra Duran, and Courtney Lewis were honored on Tuesday by being named Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars.
Berlin was honored for the third consecutive year, while Duran and Lewis were recognized for the first time. The awards are based on their performances on the course and in the classroom.
A total of 1,432 women’s collegiate golfers were recognized with this prestigious honor. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
Berlin, who has earned President’s List honors in each of her first six semesters, competed in five events as a junior compiling a 78.77 scoring average. She finished in a tie for 17th at the Strutter Gus Invitational this spring shooting bookend rounds of 76. The native of Stockholm, Sweden, is currently majoring in English.
Duran recently graduated with a degree in biological science after earning academic honors in every semester of her collegiate career including a pair of President’s List recognitions. This past season she competed in all six spring tournaments, finishing with a 76.67 scoring average in 15 rounds of competition. She shared low medalist honors at the Panthers-Flyers Dual Match and shot an opening round 4-under 67 at the Spring Break Shootout, the third-lowest round in program history.
Lewis, who played two seasons for the Panthers, recently graduated with a degree in economics. She earned Dean’s List recognition three times, before finishing her academic career earning President’s List honors this spring. As a senior, she played in five tournaments compiling a 79.00 scoring average and finished in fourth place at the Panthers-Flyers Dual Match.
The 2021-22 season is scheduled to get underway in September after the team returns to campus in mid-August.