TOWSON, Md. – Whitney McAteer was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Women’s At-Large First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced today.
The Capital One Academic All-America Division II Women’s At-Large program includes the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, and water polo.
McAteer, a speech and language pathology major, carried a 4.0 grade-point average into her final collegiate semester and was the only student-athlete from the MIAA, male or female, to be named to an at-large first team.
The senior from Tulsa, Okla., helped the Northeastern State women’s golf program to an eighth-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Championships. She landed in a tie for 35th after posting a 72-hole total of 312. She previously finished in a tie for 21st at the 2013 NCAA Central Super Regional with a 248 total over three rounds.
As a sophomore, McAteer was named an NGCA All-American after posting an average of 76.5 strokes over the course of the season. She has also been named an NGCA Academic All-American each of her first three years.