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Funkhouser becomes the first NAIA Scholar-Athlete for Point Park women's golf

May 30, 2013 at 2:45 p.m. ET

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PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University's Ashley Funkhouser has been named a Daktronics-NAIA Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete for 2013, and the junior from Pleasant Hills, Pa., is the first player in the four-year history of Pioneers women's golf to achieve that honor.

To be eligible for the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honor, student-athletes must be a junior or senior with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Funkhouser, who has a 3.77 GPA as a business major, is the first Point Park women's golfer to reach junior status with a GPA of 3.5 or above.

The Point Park women's golf team was established for the first time in the fall of 2009, and the 2012-13 school year was just the fourth season ever for the Pioneers. Funkhouser competed in two events on the year with a scoring average of 110.0. She has been on the women's golf team all three years of her career.

Funkhouser is a member of Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society Point Park Rho Chapter. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School.

For the complete listing of 131 NAIA women's golfers who were named 2013 Daktroncis-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, visit the NAIA release at this link: NAIA Release


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