Carter Morgan of the Old Dominion men's golf team qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championship after posting a 36-hole score of 136 (70-66) on Tuesday, July 9 at James River Country Club in Newport News conducted by the The Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA). The U.S. Amateur Championship will be held at the historic Pinehurst Country Club on August 12-18 where 312 amateurs will compete for the Havemeyer Trophy.
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Jana Melichova, Sana Tufail and Abigail Portyrata were named Academic All-Americans by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) on Monday afternoon. The criteria to the All-America Scholar Team is a 3.50 cumulative GPA.
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Old Dominion outfielder Andy Garriola received his third Freshman All-American honor as he was named to D1 Baseball's second team All-America as release by the organization. He becomes the only Monarch to be named to three different freshman All-American teams.
Old Dominion women's basketball senior Ashley Scott participated in a student-athlete symposium on Friday afternoon. She joined other student-athletes from Virginia who talked about their learning disability and how she continues to succeed both in the classroom and on the court despite adversity.
Glory Johnson of the Old Dominion women's lacrosse team earned a spot on the Virginia All-State Second Team as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).
Old Dominion women's tennis head coach, Dominic Manilla, was named the VaSID Coach of the Year for the second straight season on Friday. ODU's Holly Hutchinson was named to the All-State First Team for singles and doubles. Brooke Pilkington teamed up with Hutchinson on the All-State First Team, as well as garnered Second Team honors for singles. Joining Pilkington on the All-State Second Team for singles was Nataliia Vlasova.
Aziz Kijametovic (Zivinice, Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Francois Musitelli (Dijon, France) of the Old Dominion men's tennis team garnered VaSID All-State First Team honors for doubles and All-State Second Team honors for singles.
Holly Hutchinson of the Old Dominion women's tennis team will be competing in the 30th Summer University Games on July 5-13 in Naples, Italy. Hutchinson is one of just two collegiate student-athletes representing Great Britain women's tennis in the 2019 University Games, with the other being Emily Arbuthnott of Stanford.
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