April 19, 2013

Olarte Named to Peach Belt All-Conference Team

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) released the 2013 women's golf All-Conference team Friday evening during a banquet on the eve of the PBC Golf Championships at Callaway Gardens. University of North Georgia senior Catalina Olarte was named to the PBC All-Conference Second Team for the second time in her career.

Olarte, a senior from Manizales, Colombia, has led the Saints this season having played 18 rounds with a stroke average of 78.2. Her low round of 72 came on September 30 in the second round of the Lander Lady Bearcat Invitational. Nine times Olarte has finished in the top-25 this season, including three top-five's and two victories.

The Saint women will close out their season at the Peach Belt Conference Championship at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. beginning tomorrow.

2013 Peach Belt Conference Women's Golf All-Conference Team

First Team
Jenna Birch, Armstrong
Teresa Caballer Hernani, Lander
Meghan Moore, UNC Pembroke
Marie Santacroce, Flagler
Shauna Walor, UNC Pembroke

Second Team
Olivia Ferrer, Flagler
Kiley Mettler, Armstrong
Catalina Olarte, North Georgia
Michelle Reyes, Lander
Kristen Sammarco, Armstrong

Freshman of the Year
Teresa Caballer Hernani, Lander

Co-Players of the Year
Jenna Birch, Armstrong
Teresa Caballer Hernani, Lander
Meghan Moore, UNC Pembroke

Coach of the Year
Chipper Bagwell, Lander