Bucher Named to Patriot League Women's Golf All-Academic Team
May 2, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Navy sophomore women's golfer Renata Bucher has been named to the 2014 Patriot League Women's Golf All-Academic Team, the league office announced Friday. Bucher is one of only five golfers to be named to the conference's all-academic team.
Bucher earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors this season by tying for seventh place at the Patriot League Women's Golf Championship with an overall score of 238 (79-79-80).
Bucher led Navy in stroke average (81.5) for the second straight season and had four top-10 finishes in the last five events of the season. Bucher was the individual medalist at the Navy Spring Classic and was the individual runner-up at the Bulldog Florida Invitational.
Bucher carries a 3.87 cumulative grade-point average as an ocean engineering major. She has been named to the Superintendent's List and the Commandant's List in each of her first three semesters at the Naval Academy.
Bucher serves as the treasurer of the Class of 2016 and she will be the Brigade Sergeant Major in the Fall 2014 semester.
In her freshman season in 2013, Bucher was named a WGCA Scholar All-America and also earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
To be eligible for the Patriot League All-Academic Team, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade-point average and be a starter or key player in her sport. Freshmen or students in their first academic year at their school are not eligible for the honor.
Patriot League Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Emily Tillo, Boston University
Patriot League Women's Golf All-Academic Team: Lauren Bernard, Bucknell Renata Bucher, Navy Kristyna Pavlickova, Boston University Emily Tillo, Boston University Bridget Wilcox, Bucknell