June 23, 2016
For the second time this year, Virginia senior Lauren Coughlin (Chesapeake, Va.) has been named a second-team All-American. The latest honor was announced by Golfweek. She was previously named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America second-team.
Coughlin won the ACC individual title and was named to the all-conference team for the second time in her career. She led Virginia in scoring average at 72.44 and posted six top-10 finishes during the season. She was UVA’s top finisher at the NCAA Championships, placing 16th overall at even par 288.
She helped UVA repeat as ACC Champions and was pivotal in the Cavaliers’ fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championship in medal play.
Coughlin finished the season ranked No. 4 in the ACC in stroke average. She was ranked No. 15 in the final Golfstat standings and No. 19 in Golfweek’s final individual poll.
Coughlin is the eighth player in the UVA program’s 13-year history to earn All-America honors.