ASHLAND, Va. – Olivia Bowling was named Rookie of the Year in the state of Virginia by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).
The award covers all levels of collegiate golf in the Commonwealth. Bowling was the only non-Division I athlete honored.
Bowling led the Yellow Jackets in scoring in six of the team’s seven events. The freshman from Charlotte Hall, Md., was medalist at the ODAC Championships and helped R-MC win the ODAC title in the program’s first year of existence. Bowling was First Team All-ODAC and ODAC Rookie of the Year.
2013 VaSID All-State Women’s Golf Team (All Divisions)
VaSID Player of the Year – Brittany Altomare, Virginia
VaSID Coach of the Year – Paul Gooden, James Madison
VaSID Rookie of the Year – Olivia Bowling, Randolph-Macon
Brittany Altomare, Sr., Virginia
Shabril Brewer, So., James Madison
Briana Mao, So., Virginia
Tracy Martin, Sr., Richmond
Amanda Steinhagen, Jr., Longwood
Elizabeth Haycock, Jr., Old Dominion
Maria Andrea Legaspi, So., James Madison
Ginger Mak, Jr., James Madison
Samantha Morrell, Sr., Old Dominion
Portland Rosen, Jr., Virginia