NDSU womens golfer Amy Anderson was selected as the 2011-12 Summit League Scholar-Athlete of the Year in a vote by the leagues faculty athletic representatives. The award is the most prestigious individual honor given by the league.
Anderson, a junior from Oxbow, N.D., is majoring in accounting at NDSU. She is a three-time Academic All-American and won the 2012 Dinah Shore Trophy, which is awarded to one collegiate womens golfer annually based on academic, athletic and community affairs excellence. Last season, Anderson was the NCAA Elite 88 award winner as the student-athlete with the highest GPA at the national championship site.
A three-time NCAA regional qualifier, Anderson has captured Summit League Golfer of the Year honors all three years, becoming the first golfer to accomplish the feat, and has been crowned Championship Most Valuable Player the past two years. Anderson also was selected to play for Team USA at the 2012 Curtis Cup and World University Golf Championships this summer.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.