Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
In three seasons at SIU, head coach Alexis Mihelich has had 10 student-athletes honored as All-American Scholars.
Senior Cassie Rushing earned her fourth consecutive All-Conference honor.
Freshman Xianmei Jin finished in first place after shooting a 76, winning by two strokes.
This is the third tournament victory of the 2013-14 season and the eighth in three seasons under head coach Alexis Mihelich.
Photos from the 2014 Saluki Invitational taken at Hickory Ridge Golf Course, 3.31.14
WGCA All-American Scholar
Played in all 12 tournaments...Fifth on the team with a 82.2 stroke average...Tied for 18th at the MVC Championship...Posted season-best rounds of 77 on three occasions...Posted 10 rounds in the 70s.
High School: Four-time All-Conference selection...Three-time Sectional medalist...Two-time State finalist...Set nine-hole (32) and 18-hole (70) school records as a senior...Three-time scholar-athlete selection.
Personal: Full given name is Mattie Elizabeth Lindner...Daughter of Mary and Russell Lindner...Born Jan. 4, 1994, in Indianapolis, Ind.