UTEP golfer named All-America scholar

UTEP golfer named All-America scholar
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:50pm

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 207 Division I players to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar on Wednesday.

Simonsen concluded the 2013-14 season with a 72.7 scoring average over 41 rounds of competition. He made his second NCAA Regional appearance in three years. Simonsen was UTEP’s top finisher six times in 13 events, with four top-10 and six top-20 showings.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, 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, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative 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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