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Shift of Expectations for Central College Women's Golf Program

In just 12 months, theres been a dramatic shift in expectations for the Central College womens golf program. In 2008, the Dutch were coming off a sixth-place Iowa Conference finish the previous season, matching the programs worst league showing ever. A year later, Central has the programs first NCAA Division III all-American and returning league MVP, two returning all-Iowa Conference players, all five starters back from a squad that tied for second in the conference and a promising recruiting class. Sparking league coach of the year Jodee Schabens turnaround efforts is the play of sophomore Sarah Paulson, who claimed conference medalist honors last fall, then tied for sixth place in the NCAA Division III championships at Port St. Lucie, Fla. in May.