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uk golf women 300LEXINGTON, KY (5/6/13) – Sarah Harris became the first University of Kentucky women’s golfer to be selected to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team when the league office announced its selections on Monday.
 
Harris’ selection marked the eighth time a Kentucky player has been recognized on an All-SEC team.
 
Eight freshmen were named to the conference’s all-freshman team.
 
“I’m really honored to have been selected to the team and to be the first UK player makes it even more special,” Harris said. “It’s really exciting to see hard work pay off. My freshman year has been challenging but fun and I can’t wait for the future of Kentucky women’s golf.”
 
Harris has competed in eight of the Wildcats’ nine tournaments this season, finishing second on the team in stroke average at 75.79. She placed inside the top-20 twice this year, including a tied for 16th place finish at the Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational and a career-best second place finish at the 2013 SEC Championships. Her second place finish was the highest this season for Kentucky and helped lead the Cats to their best finish at the league championships in 20 years, tying for fifth.
 
“We are so excited that Sarah has been named to the All-SEC Freshman Team,” head coach Golda Johansson Borst said. “It’s a great honor and I could not be more proud of her. She has worked very hard on her game and it’s been great to see how much she has grown from her first day on campus until now. Sarah has a great career ahead of her and I can’t wait to see what the next three years will bring.”
 
The Hermitage, Tenn., native helped guide the Wildcats this season to their third straight NCAA postseason appearance as UK will travel to Auburn, Ala., to compete in the East Regional May 9-11 at the Auburn University Club. Kentucky will aim to make their sixth NCAA Championship in program history, beginning on Thursday as the Cats must finish in the top-8 of the 24-team regional field to advance.
 
2013 SEC Women’s Golf Awards
 
SEC Coach of the Year
Mic Potter, Alabama
 
SEC Golfer of the Year
Stephanie Meadow, Alabama
 
SEC Freshman of the Year
Emma Talley, Alabama
 
SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Stephanie Meadow, Alabama
 
All-SEC Teams
 
First-Team All-SEC
Stephanie Meadow, Alabama (SEC Championship Medalist)
Camilla Hedberg, Florida
Erica Popson, Tennessee
Emilie Burger, Georgia
Emily Tubert, Arkansas
Ally McDonald, Mississippi State
Kendall Martindale, Vanderbilt
Madelene Sagstrom, LSU
 
Second-Team All-SEC
Emma Talley, Alabama
Isabelle Lendl, Florida
Manuela Carbajo Re, Georgia
Gaby Lopez, Arkansas
Lauren Stratton, Vanderbilt
Jennifer Kirby, Alabama
Marta Sanz, Auburn
Hannah Collier, Alabama
 
SEC All-Freshman Team
Emma Talley, Alabama
Manuela Carbajo Re, Georgia
Gaby Lopez, Arkansas
Sarah Schmelzel, South Carolina
Jenny Hahn, Vanderbilt
Regina Plasencia, Arkansas
Kailey Walsh, Georgia
Sarah Harris, Kentucky
 
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Information provided by Cory Weigel (UK Athletics)

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