DURHAM – On Tuesday, Duke women’s golf junior Phoebe Brinker was selected to the College Sports Communicators (CSC) 2023 Academic All-District Women’s At-Large team.
The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom. Academic All-District honorees advance to the CSC Academic All-America ballot. First-, second and third-team Academic All-America honorees will be announced June 22.
Brinker, a native of Wilmington, Del., turned in a solid season for the Blue Devils in 2022-23 as she collected a team-best 72.81 stroke average to go along with six top-10 finishes. She led Duke with 18 rounds of even or under par and became the first Blue Devil since 2017-18 to reach the 100-birdie mark.
At the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational, Brinker posted rounds of 67, 70 and 72 for a 7-under-par, 209, to finish in a tie for first, before falling in a playoff. She also registered a runner-up placement at the ACC Championship with a 12-under-par, 204, with rounds of 71, 69 and 74. Brinker collected four straight top-10 finishes in the spring heading into the NCAA Championship.
Brinker is a two-time WGCA Scholar All-American, All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Honor Roll selection.
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