Fanny Wolte Named To 2013 C-USA All-Academic Team

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Junior Fanny Wolte

April 19, 2013

IRVING, Texas - East Carolina junior Fanny Wolte is one of five women's golfers named to the 2013 Conference USA Women's Golf Academic Team after a vote by the league's sports information directors for women's golf. Wolte, a two-time selection, is joined by four seniors, who hold a minimum 3.2 GPA, classified as at least a sophomore and having competed in at least 75 percent of their team's scheduled tournaments are eligible for the all-academic team.

Wolte sports a 3.91 GPA in the classroom as a marketing major. The native of Graz, Austria is a two-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Division I Scholar All-American (2011-12), three-time C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal Winner (2011-13), three-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll member (2011-13) and a five-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Fall 2010-present).

On the field, she has participated in nine events recording one top-10 finish and posting a 75.33 stroke average. Last week she picked up her second career C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week honor after finishing tied for sixth at the Marsh Landing Invitational.

During her three-year career with the Pirates, she owns a 75.21 stroke average ranking second all-time among golfers who have completed at least 50 rounds. Wolte has posted two career wins (both during freshman season), three Top-5's, eight Top-10's and 14 Top-20 finishes. She is a two-time All C-USA performer and was named the leagues freshman-of-the-year in 2011.

Wolte and the Pirates will be back in action when they participate in the C-USA Championships (Apr. 22-24), which will be played at the Peninsula Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Ala.

2013 C-USA Women's Golf All-Academic Team (*Repeat Selection)
NAME - SCHOOL - YEAR ¬ HOMETOWN - GPA - MAJOR *Fanny Wolte, East Carolina, Junior, Graz, Austria, 3.91, Marketing
Alex Alang, Memphis, Senior, Tullinge, Sweden, 3.57, International Business
Julia Hodgson, Memphis, Senior, Unionville, Ontario, 3.818, Communications
Sarah Mathews, Memphis, Senior, Memphis, Tenn., 3.731, Accounting
Melanie White, SMU, Senior, Colleyville, Texas, 3.692, Management Science and Finance