GCAA announces All-Region and All-America Scholar selections

GCAA announces All-Region and All-America Scholar selections

NORMAN, Okla. – The Golf Coaches Association of America released its PING All-Region teams and the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars on Tuesday night.

Three Hawks were chosen as All-Region and two were named All-America Scholars.

All-Region teams were selected for six regions. Huntingdon senior Jon Colten Stanaland and juniors Stephen Shephard and Mark Connelly were named to the South Region team.

This is the second straight season Shephard has earned All-Region honors.

A total of 11 golfers from the USA South Athletic Conference earned All-Region honors.

Stanaland and Shephard were among 37 golfers named All-America Scholars. The two Hawks were among three golfers from the USA South to receive the recognition.

To be eligible for Division III All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, have competed in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participated in at least 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds and have a stroke-average under 79 and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. Recipients must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.