UMHB’s McKenzie Ralston named WGCA First-Team All-American

umhb_golf_mckenzieralstonumhb_logoHOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s golfer McKenzie Ralston earned All-American honors Wednesday night at the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Awards Banquet at Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla.

Ralston a senior from Temple, Texas (Temple H.S.), was named First Team All-American and All-West Region after a sensational senior campaign. She earned an individual bid to the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf National Championship, posting a 75.40 stroke average. Ralston has finished in the top-ten in all ten tournaments for UMHB this season, including individual tournaments in five competitions. She was also the American Southwest Conference Individual Winner for the second consecutive season. Ralston posted top-three finishes in nine tournaments and shot the lowest three rounds in UMHB history at the UHV Fall Classic (69-69-68=206.

This is Ralston’s second All-American honor after earning the award with a second-place individual finish in the 2014 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf National Championship. She currently leads a field of 110 individual athletes in this season’s national tournament and will continue play in that with a 1:15 p.m. tee time tomorrow at El Campeon Golf Course at Mission Inn and Resort. You can follow the tournament through live scoring links available on the UMHB athletic department website and NCAA.com.

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