Three women's golfers earn Big Ten preseason honors

August 29, 2018

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Penn State women's golf team had three of its seniors receive Big Ten preseason honors earlier Wednesday afternoon. Cara BassoJackie Rogowicz and Lauren Waller were each named a 2018-19 preseason honoree by the conference office. The conference honored a total of 42 players from the 14 member schools when they released the list early Wednesday afternoon.

Last season the trio of then-juniors finished top-3 on the team in scoring average with Basso leading the way with a 73.59 stroke average playing in all nine events. Basso then earned an individual spot in the NCAA Madison Regional where she finished tied for 42nd in the 96-player field. Basso had eight top-10 finishes in 2017-18 including three top-5's.

Rogowicz and Waller concluded the 2017-18 campaign with a 74.31 and 74.46 stroke average, respectively, with nine combined top-10 finishes, four of which were top-5's. Rogowicz also took home individual first-place in the opening tournament of the 2017 fall season at the William & Mary Invitational.

All three student-athletes had successful summers with Rogowicz competing in the LPGA ShopRite Classic as well as the US Women's Amateur alongside Waller while Basso secured her second-straight WGAP Match Play Championship.

Last Updated August 30, 2018