Three Men’s Golf Student-Athletes Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars

Three Men’s Golf Student-Athletes Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars

GCAA Release

NORMAN, Okla. - Announced Wednesday evening by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), the 2018-19 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars were named for men's golf.

Three Sewanee student-athletes were listed from a record 540 student-athletes across all NCAA Divisions, the NAIA and the NJCAA. 

Gray Matthews, Tommy Oliver and Nic Vandeventer earned the award for The University of the South.

Matthews, a rising senior from Raleigh, N.C., recorded a stroke average of 75.95 in 20 rounds in 2018-19.

Oliver, a rising senior from Sewanee, Tenn., posted a 74.71 average, the third-lowest on the team, in 24 rounds of golf this past season.

Vandeventer, who graduated from the University back in May, carded a 75.95 average in 21 rounds.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate's Degree and in there last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA.

In addition, they must participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 79.0 for NCAA Division III and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

The men's golf team concluded the 2019 Southern Athletic Association Championships with a fourth place finish.

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