BLANCO, Texas - In an announcement made following Tuesday's final round, Southwestern University's Leilani McDaniel was named the 2019 SCAC Women's Golf Elite 19 award winner.
McDaniel, a junior from Austin, Texas, currently holds a 3.93 GPA while majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Business, and earned First Team All-SCAC honors for the third consecutive year at this year's championship, firing a two-day total of 154 to finish second in the 28-player field.
The SCAC Elite 19 is awarded to the student-athlete who has at least a cumulative 3.25 GPA, at least 60 credit hours and earns All-SCAC honors for that particular season. A student-athlete will be honored annually from each of the league's 19 conference-sponsored sports and will be recognized at the site at that year's conference championship event.
This is the inaugural year of the SCAC Elite 19 award.