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Three Cardinals earn Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors

Three Cardinals earn Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors

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NORMAN, Okla. — Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II, NAIA, and NJCAA have been announced by the GCAA. Additionally, 60 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf AllAmerica Scholars. It was a record setting year for the award as 540 student-athletes earned the title of All-America Scholar, the most since the awards inception in 1982. Out of the 540 honorees, 266 players were Division I selections, 112 in Division II, 23 NAIA recipients, and 18 NJCAA award winners. 2019 marks the first year in which NJCAA players are eligible for the award.

There were three Saginaw Valley State University Men's Golf student-athletes who earned the national academic honor this year. 

Alex Dice, Jared Lyons and Dustin Pumford were all named to the All-America Scholar Team after achieving success in the classroom throughout the 2018-19 season. 

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 participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 77.0 in NJCAA, 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.

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