After a phenomenal year on the course and in the classroom, a pair of USCB golf standouts have earned national recognition. Kayla Ramsey and Molly Minasi were honored Tuesday with a spot on the 2020-21 Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Teams for their outstanding athletic and academic accomplishments.
A Bluffton native, Minasi excelled in her junior season at USCB with a top-20 finish in the 2021 Sun Conference Championship while maintaining a 3.51 cumulative grade point average as a nursing major. The local product also starred in the Lowco during her high school career at Bluffton and May River, earning All-Region honors in 2017 and serving as a two-year team captain.
Ramsey completed a phenomenal 2020-21 campaign as a Sand Shark, finishing in a tie for fourth place at the Sun Conference Championship highlighted by a career-best 68 in the final round. The sophomore and Centerville, Ohio, native majors in Public Health and carries a stellar 3.74 GPA. Ramsey was also named to the Sun Conference All-Academic squad earlier this year.
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association represents over 650 collegiate coaches across the United States, and is dedicated to improving the growth of the sport at the college level while recognizing its proud members and their student-athletes. A total of 1,432 collegiate golfers across the country were named to the All-American Scholar Team, with selection criteria including a required grade point average of 3.50 or higher.
By Wes Kerr