May 30, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama women's golf team was garnered three All-Americans when the Women's Golf Coaches Association announced its 2012-13 All-America teams for NCAA Division-I women's golf on Thursday.
Junior Stephanie Meadow received first-team honors for the third time in her career while freshman Emma Talley was named to the second team and senior Jennifer Kirby earned honorable mention accolades. Kirby, from Paris, Ontario, is a three-time honoree, earning first-team mention in 2012.
Meadow is the first Alabama player to be selected as a three-time first-team All-American.
Potter has taken 23 teams to the NCAA Championships while recording 10 top-10 finishes. He has coached 32 WGCA All-Americans and 58 All-Conference selections.
Meadow, who hails from Jordanstown, Northern Ireland, finished the 2012-13 season with a school-record 71.24 scoring average with more two tournament victories to extend her Alabama career record for wins to seven.
Talley, from Princeton, Ky., was the SEC Freshman of the Year and recorded the second-lowest scoring average by a freshman in school history at 73.0. She also claimed her first medalist honor with a win at the ASU/PING Invitational. Kirby finished her Alabama career with a 73.45 scoring average over 132 rounds and 44 tournaments.
Alabama has now won 16 All-America honors by seven different players in Potter's eight-year tenure with the Crimson Tide. That list includes six first-team selections, three second-team picks and seven honorable mention choices.
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