Dose and Malek Honored as All-American Scholars by NGCA

July 10, 2013


CINCINNATI, Ohio. – The National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) has announced a pair of University of Cincinnati women’s golfers earned All-American Scholar honors for 2012-13. Olivia Dose (Goteborg, Sweden/Goteborg Hogre Samskola) and Andrea Malek (Tibro, Sweden/Klippans Gymnasieskola) were two of 644 women’s collegiate golfers recognized with the honor.

Dose, a junior majoring in international business earns the honor for the second straight season. Dose paced the Bearcats throughout the season, earning the team’s lowest finish in six tournaments. The junior averaged a team-low 75.2 strokes over 29 rounds and earned her lowest finish of the season at the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational when she tied for third place (69-77-74=220). She recorded a season-low single round score of 69 and a season-low three-round score of 217 (74-73-70). Dose finished the BIG EAST Championship in a tie for 20th place with a score of 75-79-79=231.

Malek, a junior majoring in Psychology, played in 18 rounds for UC this season. She averaged a 79.0 strokes with a season-best round of 74 at the FIU Pat Bradley Invitational. Malek also recorded her best finish and lowest three-round score during the event with rounds of 76-77-74, tying for 14th place. Malek was an All-BIG EAST selection in 2012.

Under head coach Janet Carl, a total of six Bearcats have been honored eight times by the NGCA as All-American Scholars. The pair for 2012-13 marks the second-straight season with multiple honorees.

Founded in 1983, the National Golf Coaches Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing women's collegiate coaches. Award winners must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50, be of high moral character and in good standing with the university.