The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced the 2007-08 MIAC Women’s Golf Awards as Gustavus’ Rachel Roberg (Rice Lake, Wis.) was selected MIAC Senior of the Year and Katie Schenfeld was named MIAC Rookie of the Year. Roberg, Schenfeld and the Gusties will begin the 2008 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships on Tuesday in Waverly, Iowa.
Rachel Roberg finished her senior year with a stroke average of 79.6, which is second best in the conference. Over her four-year career, Roberg was named 2007 NGCA All-American, 2006 and 2007 MIAC All-Conference, and was a four-time letter winner for the Gusties with an 83.3 career average. She is also a NGCA Academic All-American and a MIAC Academic All-Conference award winner.
Katie Schenfeld had a stroke average of 84.0 over the season, which is tops among MIAC and region first-year golfers. She improved to an average of 80.67 over the spring and was named MIAC Women’s Golf Athlete of the Week on May 7. Schenfeld had four top ten finishes this year, including tying for tenth at the MIAC Championships.