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Cardinal Men Receive Academic Awards

Cardinal Men Receive Academic Awards

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. - The Saginaw Valley State University men's golf team had two student-athletes earn Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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

In addition, they must participate in 50 percent of their team's competitive rounds, have a stroke average under 76.0 in NCAA Division I, under 78.0 in NCAA Division II, under 79.0 in NCAA Division III, under 78.0 in NAIA, and under 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.

Jiseung Choi and Connor Jakacki represented the Cardinals as Scholar All-Americans. Overall there were 174 NCAA Division II athletes from 66 schools that earned 2021-22 Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors.

Also, the SVSU men's golf team earned a GCAA All-Academic Team Award after posting a team average 3.0 GPA.