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Sports Wrap-up

Spring 2011:

• Led by four-time AllAmerica selection Joanna Coe ’11, the Rollins women’s golf team finished runnerup at the 2011 NCAA Division II National Championship for the second-straight season. In the 12 years of the Division II Championship, Rollins has won five titles and finished second five times. Head Coach Julie Garner’s squad also excelled in the classroom as Coe, Fabia Rothenfluh ’12, Brianna Seo ’11, and Elin Marcsdottir ’13 were named NGCA All-America Scholars. As a team, the Tars posted the 22ndbest GPA in the nation among all divisions.

Rollins women’s golf alumni enjoyed a very busy summer, highlighted by a the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur tournament win by Terri Frohnmayer ’78. Coe made her professional debut at the ShopRite LPGA Classic and qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open.

• The Tars softball team enjoyed a historic 2011 season, winning their third-straight Sunshine State Conference title and finishing the season 45-4, the best record in the nation. Christine Roser ’11 put a cap on the most prolific career in school history with her third All-America selection and second NFCA Division II Catcher of the Year award. She was named SSC Player of the Year and leaves Rollins as the Tars’ all-time leader in nearly every offensive category.

• Also in the spring season, Rollins’ men’s and women’s tennis and men’s golf programs made appearances in NCAA postseason play.

Fall 2011:

• After starting the year ranked No. 2 in the nation, the men’s soccer team won its first seven games and ascended to No. 1 for the first time in school history. They ended their quest for a return to the national championship game with a heartbreaking 31 loss to Barry University.

• Head coach Alicia Milyak ’02 ’11MHR was named NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year after leading the women’s soccer team to an impressive 14-3-2 record and second-place finish in the Sunshine State Conference (7-1-0) during her first year at the helm. Rollins made its fourth-straight NCAA postseason appearance, falling to Tampa in the second round. Goalkeeper Michelle Dillingham ’12 was named 2011 SSC Defensive Player of the Year and Charlotte Murrell ’12 was an Academic All-America honoree.

• After earning their second-straight postseason bid, the Tars volleyball team lost their hopes for a championship when they lost to Eckerd College 3-2 in the second round of the NCAA South Region Tournament. They ended the season with a 24-11 overall record. In a home match against Saint Leo, head coach Sindee Snow recorded her 200th career victory.