Friedrich Honored As WGCA All-American Scholar

July 5, 2017

Coral Springs, Fla.--San José State University women's golfer Franziska Friedrich has been named a Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar for the 2016-17 season.

Friedrich is one of 952 women's collegiate golfers to receive this honor. To be eligible, student-athletes must have a 3.50 cumulative grade point average and play in at least 12 rounds during the season. Friedrich has a 3.86 overall grade point average with a major in international business.

This past season, Friedrich played in all 30 round for the Spartans with a 75.47 stroke average. Her best finish was sixth at the Ptarmigan Ram Classic where she shot a three-under 69 in the second round. Friedrich shot four rounds under par and two round of par during year.

A native of Heideck, Germany, Friedrich recently finished second at the German International Amateur where she shot a three-under 285.

About the Women's Golf Coaches Association

The Women's Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the WGCA represents nearly 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.



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