Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Manon Gidali Earns National Honors
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: May 29, 2013
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May 29, 2013

TUCSON - The Women's Golf Coaches' Association has announced the 2012-13 All-America Teams for Division I women's golf. The teams include 40 student-athletes comprised of first-team, second-team and honorable mention honors. Arizona sophomore Manon Gidali was named WGCA All-America Honorable Mention. She is one of 11 Pac-12 players recognized.

In 2012-13, Gidali earned five top-10 finishes and two top-five placings, including an individual win at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational. She compiled a season stroke average of 73.61, shooting 12 rounds at or below par in 11 tournaments and 34 rounds of play. She collected a season-low round of 68 at the PING/ASU Invitational and a season-low tournament of 213 (-3) at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational.

Playing four sophomores and one freshman, the Wildcats earned a top-10 finish at the NCAA Championships. No. 9 Arizona finished eighth after carding rounds of 298, 295, 297 and 300 for a total of 1190 (+38). The Wildcats were one of four Pac-12 teams to finish in the top 10.

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