Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw's Anna Foley, (So, Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Humberside Collegiate Institute), is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2018 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championships.
Foley, majoring in biochemistry, currently carries a 4.0 cumulative grade point average. She was presented with the award during the NCAA banquet this evening in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. She is among the five student-athletes representing DePauw at the Division III Championships which start tomorrow morning.
The Elite 90, an award founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-athlete by honoring the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's championships.
Eligible student-athletes are sophomores or above who have participated in their sport for at least two years with their school. They must be an active member of the team, traveling and a designated member of the squad size at the championship. All ties are broken by the number of credits completed.
Foley is DePauw's second recipient of the award as Hannah Lukemeyer of the women's basketball team earn the accolade in 2013.
For more information on the Elite 90 award winners, log on to NCAA.com/elite-90.