BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sophomore Bhavna Shetty (Mysore, India/Sadvidya HS) of the No. 15 West Florida women’s golf team was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season, it was announced on Wednesday. Shetty was joined by two other Argonauts on the 2009 All-GSC Team to lead all schools.
Shetty led UWF to a fourth straight GSC title on Monday, and she claimed individual medalist honors at the tournament. The sophomore is now a two-time GSC Player of the Year and two-time All-GSC selection. Shetty’s 79.15 stroke average leads the team.
Juniors Natalia Espinosa (Bogotá, Colombia/Colegio Nueva Granada) and Rachel Williams (Daytona Beach, Fla./Kennesaw State/Seabreeze HS) were also named to the All-GSC second team. For Espinosa, it is her third All-GSC selection, joining Clara Fornella and Sarah Nicholson as the only three-time All-GSC women’s golfers in UWF history.
The GSC Coach of the Year will be announced on Friday, April 24.
The UWF women’s golf team also moved up to No. 15 in the latest Golf World / NGCA Division II Coaches’ Poll, moving up three spots from No. 18. The Argonauts will look to the NCAA Super Regional on May 2-5, with the official announcement from the regional selection committee coming soon.
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2009 WOMEN'S GOLF ALL-GSC TEAM