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Women's Golf

Marta Prieto Named to All-Acc Women's Golf Team

May 5, 1999

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- Wake Forest sophomore Marta Prieto was named to the 1999 All-Atlantic Coast Conference women's golf team, it was announced by the ACC office today. It marks the second consecutive year that Prieto has been so honored; she was named All-ACC and the ACC Rookie of the Year in 1998 after winning the conference tournament as a freshman.

Prieto has started every tournament for the Demon Deacons in 1998-99, leading the team with a 75.6 stroke average and three top 10 finishes. Her best outing of the year came at the 1999 ACC Golf Championships, where as defending champion she finished with a career-best round of 70 to place fourth overall. She also earned a sixth-place finish at the Golf World/Palmetto Dunes Collegiate in November and a ninth-place finish at the Bryan National Collegiate in April. In addition, Prieto was on track to collect her second career tournament title at the Caso de Campo Intercollegiate in March, leading the field after two rounds of before having to withdraw due to heat exhaustion.

The Wake Forest women's golf team is currently ranked No. 30 in the nation in the Mastercard rankings and No. 22 in the GolfWeek/Sagarin rankings. The Deacs recently earned their seventh straight NCAA bid and are currently in South Carolina preparing for the 1999 NCAA East Regional, which begins Thursday morning at the University Club in Blythewood, S.C.

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