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Sports - July 19, 2019

Sports Shorts

CARDINAL CORNER . . . The Women's Golf Coaches Association named Stanford senior Albane Valenzuela as the recipient of the prestigious Edith Cummings Munson Award on Tuesday afternoon. The award is presented annually to the Women's Division I golfer who is an upperclassman and both a WGCA All-American Scholar and All-American. Valenzuela, by virtue of her 4.021 cumulative GPA in political science, was honored as Stanford's second recipient of the award. Hilary Homeyer (who went on to win the Women's U.S. Open) won the award in 1999. Valenzuela was a WGCA first team All-American this season in addition to her All-American Scholar honors . . . Eight current Cardinal rowers have qualified to represent Stanford's rowing programs at the Under-23 World Championships in Sarasota, Fla., which begin July 24. Stanford men's rowing sends three student-athletes: James Wright (men's single sculls), Peter Chatain (men's four), and Nikita Lilichenko (men's four). Representing Stanford women's rowing are Emily Delleman (women's double sculls), Elizabeth Sharis (women's double sculls), Kaitlyn Kynast (women's four), and Chase Shepley (women's four). Stephanie Grauer will represent Canada. Emily Molins represents Stanford lightweight rowing.

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