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2005-06 UW-Oshkosh Women's Golf News

Treadwell Named All-American Scholar

UW-Oshkosh’s Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) was one of 371 student-athletes named to the National Golf Coaches Association’s (NGCA) 2006 All-American Scholar Team. The squad is comprised of women’s collegiate golfers from NCAA Division I, II and III schools.

The criteria for selection to the NGCA’s All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent of all college athletics. The minimum cumulative grade point average is 3.50 and student-athletes must have completed in at least 50 percent of their college’s regularly scheduled competitive rounds during the year.

Treadwell owns a 3.84 cumulative grade point average as a finance major. She is a three-time NGCA Scholar All-American and has been recognized on UW-Oshkosh's Dean's List five semesters and the school's Honor Roll once. Last fall, Treadwell was named the winner of the WIAC’s Judy Kruckman Women’s Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.

Treadwell, a two-year team captain, helped UW-Oshkosh to a second-place finish at the 2005 WIAC championships by placing 20th in the individual competition. She received NGCA All-America honorable mention recognition during the 2003-04 season when UW-Oshkosh finished fourth at the NCAA Division III Championship.

Treadwell claimed the top individual honor at the 2002 WIAC Championship, helping the Titans to the team title. She received all-WIAC first team status in 2004.

Other WIAC selections to the NGCA’s 2006 All-American Scholar Team were Courtney Timblin of UW-Stevens Point and Kendall Egnarski and Diana Schmidt of UW-Whitewater.

Earlier this summer, Treadwell was selected to the 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Five College Division Women's At-Large Team.

Treadwell Receives Academic All-District Honors

UW-Oshkosh golfer Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) was among four WIAC student-athletes named to the 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Five College Division Women's At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Treadwell and UW-Eau Claire ice hockey player Amanda Schultz were first team selections, while UW-La Crosse gymnast Nina Schubert and UW-Stevens Point ice hockey player Amy Statz were second team honorees.

Treadwell owns a 3.776 cumulative grade point average as a finance major. She is a four-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Scholar All-American and has been recognized on UW-Oshkosh's Dean's List six semesters. Last fall, Treadwell was named the winner of the WIAC’s Judy Kruckman Women’s Golf Scholar-Athlete Award.

Treadwell, a three-year team captain, helped UW-Oshkosh to a second-place finish at the 2005 WIAC Championship by placing 20th in the individual competition.
She averaged 84.3 strokes per 18-hole round during the 2005-06 season and captured the individual title at the UW-Oshkosh Invitational held Sept. 10-11.

Treadwell, who is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and UW-Oshkosh's Business Honor Society, helped the Titans to WIAC titles in 2002 and 2003. She took first place in the individual competition at the league championship in 2002 and third in 2003. Treadwell received NGCA All-America honorable mention recognition during the 2003-04 season when UW-Oshkosh finished fourth at the NCAA Division III Championship.

The all-district team is comprised of all NCAA Division II, Division III and NAIA student-athletes from Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota and is voted on by members of CoSIDA. The at-large program includes student-athletes in the sports of golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, swimming and diving, tennis and water polo.

To be eligible, a student-athletes must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA.

Young Named To NCAA All-America Team

UW-Oshkosh’s Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) has been named as a second team selection on the National Golf Coaches Association’s (NGCA) 2006 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf All-America Team.

The NGCA selected 11 players to its NCAA Division III All-America squad, including Young who was voted to the second team for the third consecutive season.

Methodist College (N.C.), which captured this year's NCAA Division III title, had three players receive All-America accolades, including first team selections Katie Dick and Charlotte Williams. The Lady Monarchs also had Heather Martin named to the second team.

Joining Dick and Williams on the first team were Susan Choi of Wellesley College (Mass.), Sarah Gates of DePauw University (Ind.), Maggie Loney of UW-Eau Claire and Katie Tewell of Franklin College (Ind.).

Kelly Groff of Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.), Megan Sobotta of UW-Eau Claire, Jen Stork of Buena Vista College (Iowa) joined Martin and Young on the second team.

Young, UW-Oshkosh’s first multiple All-American, finished 15th at the 2006 NCAA Division III Championship held May 9-12 in Howie-in-the-Hills, Fla. She averaged 80.3 strokes per round during the 2005-06 season and captured second-place finishes at the Augustana College Invitational held Sept. 1 and the Carthage College Invitational held Sept. 23. Young also placed sixth at the WIAC Championship held Oct. 1-2.

In 2004-05, she placed 18th at the 2005 NCAA Division III Championship held May 10-13 in Southern Pines, N.C. She averaged 80.4 strokes per round during the 2004-05 season and captured the individual title at the Hickory Point Invitational held April 22-23 in Decatur, Ill.

In 2003-04, Young finished 34th at the NCAA Division III Championship to help UW-Oshkosh to a fourth-place standing. She averaged 82.3 strokes per round that season and finished first at the Carthage College Invitational.

Young was one of 10 golfers selected to the NCAA Division III All-Region III team and one of five golfers voted to the All-WIAC squad. UW-Oshkosh golfers named to the All-WIAC second team were Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) and Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield).

Young Places 15th At NCAA Championship

UW-Oshkosh’s Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) finished 15th out of 60 participants at the NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championship held Tuesday through Friday (May 9-12) at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

Young took 327 shots, 35 over par, to rank 15th in the 72-hole tournament. She posted 18-hole scores of 79, 86, 83 and 79. Young finished 18th at the event in 2005 and 34th in 2004.

Charlotte Williams of Methodist College (N.C.) claimed the individual title with 308 shots, 16 over par. Williams, who also captured medallist honors a year ago, compiled 18-hole scores of 77, 76, 76 and 79. Methodist College also swept the next two individual places as Katie Dick and Colleen Walsh tied for second with 312 strokes, 20 over par.

Methodist College led from start to finish to win its seventh straight NCAA Division III team title. The Monarchs took 1,240 shots in the tournament after registering 18-hole scores of 308, 307, 313 and 312. Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) finished second with 1,316 strokes, while DePauw University (Ind.) placed third with 1,317, Wartburg College (Iowa) fourth with 1,326 and UW-Eau Claire fifth with 1,357.

Young averaged 80.3 strokes per round during the 2005-06 season and recorded second-place finishes at the Augustana College Invitational held Sept. 1 and the Carthage College Invitational held Sept. 23. Young also placed sixth at the WIAC Championship held Oct. 1-2.

In 2004-05, Young placed 18th at the NCAA Division III Championship. She averaged 80.4 strokes per round that year and captured the individual title at the Hickory Point Invitational.

In 2003-04, Young finished 34th at the NCAA Division III Championship to help UW-Oshkosh to a fourth-place standing. She averaged 82.3 strokes per round that season and finished first at the Carthage College Invitational.

Young Selected To Play In NCAA Championship

UW-Oshkosh’s Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) has been selected to play in the 2006 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championship. The 72-hole tournament will be held Tuesday (May 9) through Friday (May 12) at the Mission Inn Golf and Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

This year’s championship will consist of both team and individual competition. The NCAA picked 10 teams and 10 individuals, not from selected teams, to compete in the event.

Young is making her third NCAA Division III Championship appearance after finishing 18th in 2005 and 36th in 2004. This season, the two-time NCAA Division III All-America second team selection has averaged 79.87 strokes for her 15 18-hole rounds.

In addition to Young, other individual selections for this year’s championship were Susan Choi of Wellesley College (Mass.), Maureen Hardwick of the University of St. Thomas (Minn.), Chrissy Helms of Anderson University (Ind.), Elizabeth Kreger of Albion College (Mich.), Megan Mattia of St. Mary’s College (Ind.), Kara Solem of Mount Holyoke College (Mass.), Jennifer Stork of Buena Vista University (Iowa), Katie Tewell of Franklin College (Ind.) and Whitney Ueno of Willamette University (Ore.).

Selected for the team competition were Allegheny College (Pa.), DePauw University (Ind.), Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.), Hardin-Simmons University (Texas), Illinois Wesleyan University, Mary Hardin-Baylor University (Texas), six-time defending champion Methodist College (N.C.), Southwestern University (Texas), UW-Eau Claire and Wartburg College (Iowa).

UW-Oshkosh finished fourth in the team standings at the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship and fifth in 2003.

Treadwell Named WIAC Scholar-Athlete Of The Year

UW-Oshkosh's Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) has been named the winner of the 2005 WIAC Judy Kruckman Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.

Treadwell is majoring in finance and maintains a 3.84 grade point average. She is a three-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Scholar All-American and has been recognized on UW-Oshkosh's Dean's List five semesters and the school's Honor Roll once.

Treadwell, a two-year team captain, helped UW-Oshkosh to a second-place finish at the 2005 WIAC championship. She received NGCA All-America honorable mention recognition during the 2003-04 season when UW-Oshkosh finished fourth at the NCAA Division III Championship.

Treadwell also claimed top honors at the 2002 WIAC Championship, helping the Titans to the team title. She received all-WIAC first team status in 2004.

The WIAC Scholar-Athlete Award is named after Judy Kruckman, who served as Assistant Commissioner for the WIAC from 1996-98. Prior to this appointment, she functioned as Commissioner of the Wisconsin Women's Intercollegiate Athletic Conference from 1984-96.

In order to be nominated for the scholar-athlete award, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.25 grade point average, be in their last year of competition, or on schedule to graduate this academic year, and have competed for a minimum of two years.

Titans Tie For Second Place At WIAC Championship

UW-Oshkosh owned two of the top seven individual finishers and tied for second place at the WIAC Women’s Golf Championship held Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 1-2) at the Nemadji Golf Course in Superior.

UW-Eau Claire totaled 628 strokes, 52 over par, to successfully defend its title in the 36-hole tournament. It was the fourth WIAC championship for the Blugolds.

UW-Oshkosh and UW-Whitewater tied for second place in the seven-team tournament with 665 strokes, 89 over par. UW-Stevens Point finished fourth with 667 strokes, while UW-River Falls placed fifth with 686, UW-Platteville sixth with 705 and UW-Superior seventh with 729.

UW-Eau Claire’s Maggie Loney took just 144 shots to cruise to the individual championship and become the first person in WIAC history to win consecutive titles. Loney’s 144 strokes is exactly par for course. UW-Platteville’s Ahna Hendrickson finished second with 153 strokes, nine over par.

Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) and Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) led UW-Oshkosh by finishing in a tie for sixth place with 160 strokes, 16 over par. The Titans also had Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) rank 17th with 172 strokes, Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) 20th with 174 and Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) 23rd with 180. A total of 41 golfers competed in the tournament.

UW-Whitewater’s Brett Weber was named Coach of the Year at the championship, while UW-Oshkosh’s Treadwell received the Judy Kruckman Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.

UW-Oshkosh resumes its 2005-06 season in April, with the highlight hopefully being an appearance at the NCAA Division III Championship in May.

Titans Take Second Place At UW-Whitewater Invitational

The UW-Oshkosh women’s golf team lost a six-stroke lead after 18 holes of competition and finished second at the UW-Whitewater Invitational held Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 24-25) at the Prairie Woods Golf Course in Avalon.

Illinois Wesleyan University won the 36-hole tournament with 642 strokes, 66 over par. UW-Oshkosh finished second with 652 strokes, while UW-Eau Claire placed third with 664, Illinois College fourth with 673 and Carthage College fifth with 674. A total of 17 teams competed in the tournament, which UW-Oshkosh led 316-322 over Illinois Wesleyan University after 18 holes.

UW-Oshkosh’s Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) finished second in the individual competition with 152 strokes, eight over par. UW-Eau Claire’s Maggie Loney took just 144 swings to capture medalist honors. Loney’s 144 strokes is exactly par for course.

In addition to Young, UW-Oshkosh had Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) finish 10th with 162 strokes, Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) and Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) 21st with 170 and Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) 25th with 171. A total of 98 golfers participated in the tournament.

Titans Claim Carthage College Invitational Title

UW-Oshkosh benefited from three second-place individual finishes and captured the team title at the Carthage College Women's Golf Invitational held Friday (Sept. 23) at the Brighton Dale Links Golf Course in Kansasville.

UW-Oshkosh won the 18-hole event with 326 strokes, 38 over par. UW-Eau Claire finished second in the 11-team tournament with 339 strokes, while Illinois Wesleyan University listed third with 340 strokes, Robert Morris College (Ill.) fourth with 351 and Carthage College and UW-Whitewater fifth with 356 each.

UW-Eau Claire's Meghan Sobotta claimed the top individual spot with 78 strokes, six over par. She was followed in second place by the 81 strokes of UW-Oshkosh golfers Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly), Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) and Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem).

UW-Oshkosh also had Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) finish eighth with 83 strokes and Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) 31st with 93.

Titans Rank Sixth At Illinois Wesleyan University Invitational

The UW-Oshkosh women's golf team finished sixth out of 24 squads at the Illinois Wesleyan University Invitational held Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 17-18) at the Ironwood Country Club in Normal, Ill.

DePauw University (Ind.) totaled 601 strokes, 25 over par, during the 36-hole tournament to capture the team title, while Illinois Wesleyan University finished second with 609 and UW-Eau Claire third with 615.

Completing the top-10 teams were fourth-place University of Indianapolis (Ind.) with 622 strokes, fifth-place Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville with 630, sixth-place University of Southern Indiana and UW-Oshkosh with 631, eighth-place UW-Stevens Point with 639, Franklin College (Ind.) with 641 and Rend Lake College (Ill.) with 642.

Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) led all UW-Oshkosh golfers with a 10th-place finish. Young recorded 151 strokes, seven over par, after posting 18-hole rounds of 76 and 75. The Titans also had Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) finish 29th with 158 strokes, Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) and Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) 39th with 161 and Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) 70th with 168.

Katie Tewell of Franklin College took medalist honors with 137 strokes, seven under par, while Sarah Gates of DePauw University finished second with 146.

Titans Capture UW-Oshkosh Invitational Title

Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) took the top individual award as the UW-Oshkosh women's golf team rallied to win its own invitational held Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 10-11) at the Westridge Golf Course in Neenah.

UW-Oshkosh finished first in the 10-team tournament after overcoming a three-stroke deficit (328-331) to first-day leader UW-Eau Claire. The Titans took 15 fewer shots (338-353) than the Blugolds on the second day of competition to win the 36-hole event with 669 strokes, 93 over par. UW-Eau Claire, the 2004 UW-Oshkosh Invitational champion, finished second with 681 strokes.

Rounding out the team finishes were third-place UW-Whitewater with 702 strokes, fourth-place UW-Stevens Point with 713, fifth-place UW-River Falls with 726, sixth-place Ripon College with 762, seventh-place UW-Platteville and UW-Superior with 764, ninth-place St. Norbert College with 807 and 10th-place Carroll College with 812.

Treadwell recorded 18-holes rounds of 77 and 85 to win the individual title with 162 strokes, 18 over par. UW-Eau Claire swept the next three positions as Meghan Sobotta finished second with 163 strokes and Maggie Loney and Jessica Thompson third with 164. Loney captured the individual title at last year's UW-Oshkosh Invitational.

In addition to Treadwell, UW-Oshkosh also had Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) finish fifth with 165 strokes, Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) sixth with 168, Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) 11th with 175 and Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) 14th with 177. 

Titans Take Fourth At UW-Eau Claire Invitational

The UW-Oshkosh women’s golf team fell one position on the second day of competition and finished fourth at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational held Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 3-4) in Eau Claire.

UW-Oshkosh took 674 shots, 94 over par, in the 36-hole tournament, counting 328 at Mill Run Golf Course on Saturday and 346 at Wild Ridge Golf Course on Sunday. The University of St. Thomas (Minn.) finished first among the 17 competing teams with 648 strokes, while Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) placed second with 650 and Illinois Wesleyan University third with 672. Illinois Wesleyan University finished eighth and the University of St. Thomas ninth at last year’s NCAA Division III Championship.

Rounding out the top team listings were fifth-place UW-Eau Claire with 675 strokes, sixth-place Loras College (Iowa) with 694, seventh-place UW-Stevens Point with 697, eighth-place Luther College (Iowa) with 712, ninth-place College of St. Benedict (Minn.) with 714 and 10th-place Carleton College (Minn.) with 715.

UW-Oshkosh’s highest individual finish came from Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem), who totaled 160 shots, 15 over par, to tie Maureen Hardwick of the University of St. Thomas and Meghan Sobotta of UW-Eau Claire for third place. Maggie Loney of UW-Eau Claire won the individual championship with 153 strokes, while Kelli Goff of Gustavus Adolphus College finished second with 155.

In addition to Young’s performance, UW-Oshkosh also had Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) finish 25th with 170 strokes, Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) 29th with 171, Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) 35th with 173 and Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) 58th with 185.

Titans Open Season With Third-Place Finish

Jennifer Young (Jr. • Salem) placed second in the individual competition as the UW-Oshkosh women's golf team finished third at the Augustana College Invitational held Thursday (Sept. 1) at the Emeis Golf Course in Davenport, Iowa. It was the opening meet of the 2005 season for the Titans.

Illinois Wesleyan University, which finished eighth at last year's NCAA Division III Championship, captured the team title with 315 strokes, 27 over par. Illinois College finished second in the 13-team meet with 327 strokes, while UW-Oshkosh ranked third with 331, St. Ambrose University (Iowa) fourth with 333 and Carthage College fifth with 342.

Young, a two-time NCAA Division III All-America second team selection, totaled 77 shots, five over par, en route to her second-place listing. Young shared second place with Illinois Wesleyan University teammates Andrea Johnson and Megan Teschner. Carey Cappel of Illinois College won the individual title with 75 strokes, three over par.

UW-Oshkosh also had Jessica Tiffe (So. • Brookfield) finish 10th with 82 strokes, Megan Scherg (Fr. • Kimberly) and Cheryl Treadwell (Sr. • Brookfield) 24th with 86 strokes and Liz Buske (So. • Stoughton) 40th with 91.