July 2, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Two University of Iowa women's golf student-athletes -- Gigi DiGrazia and Briana Midkiff -- have been named Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars. Student-athletes must carry a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 to be selected to the All-American Scholar Team.
"I am so proud of Gigi and Bri," said UI head coach Megan Menzel. "Both are great student-athletes and show outstanding leadership for our team in the classroom.
"For Gigi to graduate with a 4.0 shows great dedication and work ethic. Bri had a strong freshman year and I am proud that she was able to do a great job managing her academics and golf."
DiGrazia, a senior from Addison, Ill., maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA on her way to her third career Academic All-Big Ten honor this year. She competed in 29 career tournaments.
Midkiff, a native of Carmel, Ind., competed in 10 tournaments during her first year as a Hawkeye. The freshman posted a 79.20 stroke average.