Larson Named All-American Scholar
July 17, 2006
University of Memphis sophomore Rachel Larson was named an All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association. Larson was one of 371 honorees to receive the award. In order to qualify for the All-American Scholar Team, golfers must have a minimum cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 and must have competed in 50 percent of the team's rounds.
Larson, a history major from Longmont, Colo. saw regular playing time in her first year at Memphis. Larson competed in all 26 team rounds in 2005-06, joining Stacey Tate as the only Lady Tigers to do so.
Larson showed results on the course as well as in the class. Her two top-20 finishes were second only to Tate's seven, and her stroke average of 79.3 was fourth on the team among golfers with five-plus tournament appearances.