CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – University of North Carolina golfers Jackie Chang and Katherine Perry were selected to the 2013 All-ACC Academic Women’s Golf Team while Bailey Patrick and Andy Sajevic were chosen to the 2013 All-ACC Academic Men’s Golf Team, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Friday. This was Perry and Patrick’s second appearance on the teams as both were on their respective squads in 2012.
Chang, a rising senior from Scottsdale, Ariz., was also selected to the 2013 All-ACC squad and to the 2013 PING All-East Region Team. A starter in all 10 of Carolina’s tournaments, Chang carded eight seven top-30 finishes. Her top performances came at the NCAA East Regional and the UCF Challenge where she tied for eighth place. She tied for ninth at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational and tied for 14th at both the Liz Murphey Fall Preview and the Cougar Classic. Chang’s other top-30 finishes came at the SunTrust Gator Invitational where she tied for 20th, the Mason Rudolph Championship where she tied for 23rd and the ACC Championships where she tied for 28th. She tied for 32nd place at both the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate and the Bryan National Collegiate. Chang was second on the team with a 73.90 scoring average for the year.
Perry, a rising senior from Cary, N.C., was a starter in all 10 of Carolina’s tournaments this year. She carded top-30 finishes in six of her last seven events. Her top performance came at the UCF Challenge where she tied for third place. Perry tied for 12th place at the ACC Championships, tied for 13th at the SunTrust Gator Invitational, tied for 17th at the Bryan National Collegiate, tied for 19th at the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational and tied for 30th at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. In her other appearances, she tied for 38th at the Liz Murphey Fall Preview, tied for 51st at the Mason Rudolph Championship, tied for 71st at the Cougar Classic and tied for 93rd at the NCAA East Regional. Perry was third on the team with a 74.97 scoring average. Earlier in her career, Perry was selected to the 2012 All-ACC team and was named a 2012 NGCA (National Golf Coaches Association) All-America Honorable Mention.
Patrick, a rising junior from Charlotte, N.C., played in 11 of Carolina’s 12 tournaments and carded three top-10 and five top-25 finishes. His top outing came at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate where he tied for fourth place. He placed ninth at the Rod Myers Invitational, tied for 10th at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate, tied for 17th at the Seminole Intercollegiate and tied for 23rd at the Irish Creek Collegiate. In addition, he tied for 31st at the Puerto Rico Classic, tied for 33rd at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, tied for 38th at the ACC Championships, tied for 41st at the Tiger Invitational, tied for 47th at the NCAA Tempe Regional and tied for 56th at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate. Patrick was third on the team with a 73.12 stroke average.
Sajevic, a rising senior from Fremont, Neb., played in 10 of Carolina’s tournaments this year, including three in which he competed as an individual. He carded three top-26 finishes, all occurring this spring. His top performance came at the Irish Creek Collegiate where he tied for fourth place and helped lead Carolina to the team title. He tied for seventh place at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate and tied for 26th place at the Seminole Intercollegiate where he played as an individual. He tied for 38th at the Rod Myers Invitational and tied for 40th at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate as he competed as an individual in both. In addition, he tied for 42nd at the ACC Championships, tied for 45th at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate, tied for 50th at the NCAA Tempe Regional, tied for 59th at the Puerto Rico Classic and tied for 71st at the Tiger Invitational. Sajevic finished the year with a 74.43 scoring average.