Nov. 15, 2013
MADISON, Wis. -- Badger women’s golf coach Todd Oehrlein announced the signing of three players to national letters of intent during the early signing period.
Gabby Curtis of Altoona, Wis., Becky Klongland of Stoughton, Wis., and Ali Nageotte of West Lake, Ohio, will attend the University of Wisconsin next fall.
Oehrlein said of this class, “We are excited for what Gabby, Becky, and Ali will bring to Madison. They all have highly competitive backgrounds, are strong academically, and will be a great fit for both our program and the University of Wisconsin.”
Gabby Curtis, Altoona High School, Altoona, Wis.
Gabby Curtis led the Altoona boys golf team for the past three seasons and will do so again this spring. She earned first team all-state honors twice: in 2013, after finishing tied for 10th in the Division 2 WIAA State Boys' Tournament with a 76-77-153. In the 2012 boys state tournament, she placed second with a 77-74--151 earning first team honors. She was all-conference three years. She represented Wisconsin in the USGA State Team Championship in 2013. She is also a standout athlete in volleyball lettering four years and in hockey lettering three years and serving as captain. She has been a member of the high honor roll all four years of high school and was academic all-state as a junior.
Becky Klongland, Stoughton High School, Stoughton, Wis.
Becky Klongland of nearby Stoughton, Wis., was the WPGA Junior Girls Player of the year in 2011 and 2013. She led Stoughton to the Badger Conference Championship in 2012 and earned all-conference honors all four years. She earned first team all-state honors in 2011, 2012, 2013. She placed third in the 2013 Division I WIAA state tournament with a 74-77--151 and was fourth in 2012 with a 153. She had her highest state finish tying for second with a 73-76--149 in 2011. She also earned Academic All-State honors three years.
Ali Nageotte, Magnificat High School, Westlake, Ohio
Ali Nageotte is a four-year golf letterwinner and three-time team most valuable player. She earned first team All-Ohio recognition in 2011, and was first team all-conference three years. In the classroom, Nageotte was an honors student every semester of high school and recorded the highest GPA on her team three years. She earned the All-Ohio Academic Award and was President of Mu Alpha Theta club.