AMHERST, Mass. – Senior standout Morgan Yurosek '20 of Amherst College women's golf was named to the 2020 Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division III All-Region Team, as announced by the organization recently.
A mainstay on the Amherst roster throughout her career, the Irvine, Calif. native finished inside the top-10 in four out of the five tournaments her senior year.
Following a 79 (+8) on day one of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Qualifier, Yurosek shot one-over-par (72) to pull into a first place tie, and then defeated Stella Woo in a playoff to earn medalist honors. Her well-performing weekend helped land Amherst in second place, qualifying the Mammoths for the league tournament.
Yurosek opened her senior campaign with a fifth place finish (+10) at the Ann Batchelder Invitational, shooting a 74 (+2) on the second day of competition, and landed a first-place tie in the George Phinney Classic following a combined 153 (+11) on the weekend. The Mammoth also placed ninth in the NYU Invitational with 83 (+11) and 79 (+7) scorecards.
The 2018 All-NESCAC First Team honoree and two-time WGCA All-American Scholar makes her first appearance on the WGCA All-Region list.
Yurosek was among nine NESCAC comptitors to make the 12-golfer Region 1 (East) list.
WGCA Division III All-Region Teams
Danielle Bambola, SUNY Cortland
Holly Davenport, Williams College
Joanna Kim, Williams College
Navika Kuchakulla, New York University
Chloe Levins, Middlebury College
Ashley Lung, New York University
Katie Murphy, Middlebury College
Malini Rudra, Williams College
Olivia White, Williams College
Stella Woo, Williams College
Catalin Yturralde, Williams College
Morgan Yurosek, Amherst College
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 over 650 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.