Cougar Golf's Ashley Fisher Named 2013 NAIA Scholar Athlete
COLUMBIA - Ashley Fisher of the Cougar women's golf team has been named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) list of Scholar Athletes for the 2013 season. This is Fisher's first time receiving the honor as she joins 130 other representatives from NAIA institutions.
In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status.
The Harrisburg, Mo. native picked up a season-best eighth place finish at the Hannibal-LaGrange Spring Invite on April 15th and 16th after shooting 189 (94-95, +45). Since arriving at Columbia, Fisher has also spent two seasons as a member of the Lady Cougar basketball team, averaging 11.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 52 career games.