Three Pirates Earn PBC All-Academic Women's Golf Team Honors

Three Pirates Earn PBC All-Academic Women's Golf Team Honors

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Three members of the Armstrong State University women's golf team have earned spots on the 2016-17 Peach Belt Conference's All-Academic Team, released today.

The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee the program.

Senior Molly Molyneaux earns the honor for the third time in her career. The Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, native carries a 3.707 GPA in biology and has played in six events this season for the Pirates, carrying an 82.33 stroke average.

Junior Sophie Bargeron earns a spot on the team for the second year in a row. The London, England, native carries a 3.472 GPA in human performance management and leads the Pirates while ranking third in the PBC this season with a 75.24 stroke average.

Sophomore Jaycee Bunner was named to the team for the first time in her career. The Fort Wayne, Ind., native carries a 3.426 GPA in human performance management while seeing action in four tournaments this season, carding an 81.67 stroke average.

Click here to view the complete 2016-17 Peach Belt Conference Women's Golf All-Academic Team.

The Pirates will defend their Peach Belt Conference tournament title this Friday through Sunday in St. Augustine, Fla., at the 2017 PBC Golf Championships at the World Golf Village.