CBE Senior Brittany Marchand has captured Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Honorable Mention All-America honors. The standout golf player led the Wolfpack to a tie for 10th at the NCAA Women's Golf Championship in May. Marchand, who finished her collegiate career as a three-time All-ACC player and a four-time academic All-ACC honoree, posted a 73.5 scoring average this season. The Orangeville, Ontario, Canada native finished with four top-10 showings among her six top-20 finishes this season.
Brittany's other accomplishments include:
2013-14 - Senior Season: Named to GolfWorld's preseason Top 50 Golfers to Watch, tied for 2nd with a 4-under 212 at the Cougar Classic in South Carolina, and tied for 5th at the ACC Championship.
2012-13 - Junior Season: Ranked second on the team with a 74.6 scoring average, posted four top-10 finishes, shot 3-under and placed 2nd at Terrapin Challenge, and tied for 6th at the ACC Championship.
2011-12 - Sophomore Season: Captured victories at the Cards Challenge and the Pinehurst Spring Challenge to become the first Wolfpacker to win multiple events in a single season, and became the first NC State golfer to earn an honorable mention to the NGCA (now WGCA) All-American team. The two victories in 2011-12 gave Brittany three for her career, making her the NC State career medalist leader. She was named Golfweek National Player of the Week on March 29, and the ACC Women's Golfer of the Month in February.
Summer 2011: Qualified for the 2011 U.S. Women's Open in July. She finished with a six-shot improvement in the second round, but did not make the cut. She also qualified for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
Brittany will graduate with her degree in chemical engineering in May 2015. Congratulations Brittany!