My Leander Named WGCA Honorable Mention All-America

May 23, 2017

Sugar Grove, Ill.—After a very successful senior season, San José State women’s golfer My Leander has been named a Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Honorable Mention All-American honoree.

This season, Leander set the school record for stroke average at 71.27. The 2016-17 Mountain West Women’s Golf Player of the Year was a two-time first team All-MW selection. Leander won two tournaments this season – Ptarmigan Ram Classic and Meadow Club Intercollegiate. She shot 17 of her 30 rounds under par and had six other par rounds. Leander finished in the top-10 in eight of the 11 tournaments played in 2016-17.

Off the course, Leander is graduating this week with her bachelor’s degree in industrial design.

Leander joins the list of 18 other San José State players to receive All-American honors.

San José State All-Americans

Juli Inkster - 1979, 1981, 1983 Nicole Horner - 1992
Patty Sheehan - 1979 Lisa Walton - 1992, 1993, 1994
Dana Lofland - 1986, 1987 Vibeke Stensrud - 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Julie Ralls -1986 Cecelia Afzelius-Alm - 1995, 1996
Anne Jones - 1987 Monica Stratton - 1995
Pat Hurst - 1989, 1990 Janice Moodie - 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Denis Philbrick -1989 Ashley Gomes - 2004
Dina Ammaccapane - 1990 Erica Moston - 2009
Tracy Hanson - 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 My Leander - 2017
Ninni Sterner - 1990, 1991, 1992

WGCA First Team All-Americans

Kristen Gillman, Freshman, University of Alabama

August Kim, Senior, Purdue University

Cheyenne Knight, Sophomore, University of Alabama

Jennifer Kupcho, Sophomore, Wake Forest University

Andrea Lee, Freshman, Stanford University

Leona Maguire, Junior, Duke University

Linnea Strom, Sophomore, Arizona State University

Maddie Szeryk, Junior, Texas A&M University

Maria Torres, Senior, University of Florida

Monica Vaughn, Junior, Arizona State University

Lilia Vu, Sophomore, UCLA

WGCA Second Team All-Americans

Katelyn Dambaugh, Senior, University of South Carolina

Casey Danielson, Senior, Stanford University

Martina Edberg, Senior, California State University, Fullerton

Haylee Harford, Sophomore, Furman University

Hannah Kim, Junior, Northwestern University

Amy Lee, Junior, Baylor University

Haley Moore, Sophomore, University of Arizona

Pimnipa Panthong, Freshman, Kent State University

Lauren Stephenson, Sophomore, University of Alabama

Albane Valenzuela, Freshman, Stanford University

Elodie Van Dievoet, Sophomore, University of Michigan

Dewi Weber, Sophomore, University of Miami

WGCA Honorable Mention All-Americans

Sarah Burnham, Junior, Michigan State University

Matilda Castren, Senior, Florida State University

Mariel Galdiano, Freshman, UCLA

Kelly Grassel, Senior, University of Florida

Jillian Hollis, Sophomore, University of Georgia

My Leander, Senior, San José State University

Harang Lee, Senior, University of Georgia

Olivia Mehaffey, Freshman, Arizona State University

Morgane Metraux, Junior, Florida State University

Victoria Morgan, Senior, University of Southern California 

Ainhoa Olarra, Junior, University of South Carolina

Sophia Schubert, Junior, University of Texas 

Sierra Sims, Senior, Wake Forest University

Robynn Ree, Sophomore, University of Southern California

Bailey Tardy, Sophomore, University of Georgia

Taylor Tomlinson, Junior, University of Florida

Alex White, Senior, Brigham Young University

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