Lexington graduate Gracyn Burgess is one of two Clemson golfers who have been named All-American scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association. The criteria for this is quite stringent as athletes have to carry a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50.
The former News19 Player of the Week finished with a stroke average of 74.96 for the 2018-19 season. The freshman sport communications major finished third on the team in birdies with 78 and had the third lowest single round this season, a four-under par 66 at the Gator Invitational.
In her high school career, Gracyn was a part of three state championships at Lexington. Her senior season, she was named Player of the Year by the South Carolina Junior Golf Association and the Carolinas Golf Association.