CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia freshman Amanda Sambach (Pinehurst, N.C.) was named an honorable mention All-American today (May 26) by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association.

This season Sambach earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors and helped Virginia to a 15th-place finish at the NCAA Championships, where she placed 31st as an individual. She was ranked the No. 39 individual in the nation by Golfstat heading into postseason play.

Sambach’s 72.85 stroke average led UVA this season. That’s the best single-season stroke average by a freshman in program history. She finished in the top-25 in nine of 11 tournaments during the season. She was third at the ACC Championships and fifth at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional. She had a total of four top-10 finishes during the year.