SHAWNEE – Five members of the Bison women's golf team were named All-American Scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association Monday.

Earning national recognition for their work in the classroom were senior Shannen Stewart, junior Michelle Carr, sophomore Shelby Phillips, and freshmen Josie Patterson and Hayden Meiser.

The criteria for selection to the WGCA All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50, with a total of 1,097 women's collegiate golfers recognized with the prestigious honor.

OBU wrapped up the 2019 season May 7 with an appearance in the NCAA Central Regional.