GSW Golfers Earn National All-Academic Distinction

GSW Golfers Earn National All-Academic Distinction

AMERICUS - The Georgia Southwestern golf team has earned All-Academic distinction from the Golf Coaches Association of America for the 2013-14 school year.

To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors, presented by Farmers Insurance, a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.

A total of 141 teams, covering NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA, submitted GPAs of 3.00 or higher to earn All-Academic Team recognition. GSW posted a 3.21 team GPA. The Hurricanes were one of only 23 programs in NCAA Division II, and one of two from the Peach Belt Conference, to earn the honor.

Dodge City Community College posted the highest overall team GPA for all divisions with a 3.82.

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Select recipients for 2013-14 are listed below:

Academic National Champions

Division I - DePaul
Division II - Ferris State
Division III - Carnegie Mellon
NAIA - SCAD Atlanta
NJCAA DI - Dodge City
NJCAA DII - Walters State

President's Special Recognition
(3.5 or better GPA)

Division II
Ferris State

All-Academic Teams
(3.0 or better GPA)

Division II
Concordia (Minn.)
Chico State
CSU Monterey Bay
Ferris State
Flordia Tech
Georgia Southwestern State
Nova Southeastern
Ohio Dominican
Saginaw Valley State
Saint Leo
Illinois - Springfield
Missouri - St. Louis
West Florida
Wayne State


The full release from the GCAA can be found HERE