Women’s golfer honored for academic achievement

Kayla Stueland

Women’s golf player Kayla Stueland was honored by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association after graduating in May with a 4.0 cumulative GPA.


Women’s golf player Kayla Stueland earned her second Women’s Golf Coaches Association 2014-15 All-American Scholars recognition for after finishing strong in the classroom.

Stueland, who also received the honor after the 2012-13 season, graduated in May with a bachelor’s in communication and a 4.0 cumulative GPA.

“Kayla was a wonderful example of dedication to the classroom while balancing the rigors of golf,” UIC head coach Carol Rhoades said. “Her example of classroom excellence is testimony to the UIC student-athlete.”

Stueland earned multiple academic honors this spring, including the Horizon League’s Academic All-League Team and Spring Honor Roll. She was named Female Athlete of the Year at UIC’s Night of Champions Academic Banquet. She played in all seven tournaments fall season and placed fifth on the team in scoring average (83.86). She posted two rounds in the 70s with a 79 at the Chitown Classic (Sept. 1) and UIC Fall Invitational (Sept. 20) and tied for second at the UIC Fall Invitational.



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