Emma Allen earns first-team All-America status, three other stars honored

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University freshman Emma Allen was named a first-team NAIA All-American while three other Stars were honored as well.

Anna Mikish and Katie-Lee Wilson of the Stars took second-team honors, while OCU’s Kailey Campbell collected honorable-mention acclaim. Campbell, Mikish and Wilson notched their second career all-American nods.

Allen led OCU with a 76.37 stroke average this season. Allen, a freshman from Tulsa,  became Sooner Athletic Conference freshman of the year. She shot a 71 for her low round of the season in the Louisiana-Monroe Fred Marx Invitational on Sept. 22-23. She produced a third-place effort in the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational on April 6-7 at Lincoln Park’s East Course for her season-best finish.

Mikish posted 78.13 shots per round in 2014-15. Mikish, a sophomore from Choctaw,  carded a season-best 72 in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic on Sept. 15-16 at Lincoln Park Golf Course. Her finest finish of the season (seventh) came in the Embry-Riddle Eagle Invitational on March 16-17 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Wilson averaged 78.57 strokes per 18 holes this season. Wilson, a sophomore from Owasso, led OCU with a 17th-place finish in the NAIA Championships and snared all-conference acclaim. She recorded a season-best 72 in the first round of the SAC Championships as she tied for sixth for her best finish this season.

Campbell provided the Stars with a 77.40 stroke average this season. Campbell, a sophomore from Oktaha, reeled in all-SAC honors. She collected a season-high tie for fourth in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic and a season-best 71 in the Missouri State/Payne Stewart Memorial on Oct. 12-14 at Twin Oaks Country Club in Springfield, Mo.

OCU placed sixth in the NAIA Championships on May 12-15 at Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Ga., after capturing its fourth SAC championship in a row April 20-21 at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City. The Stars won two tournaments this season.

Oklahoma City owns seven national championships won in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2014.

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