NORMAN, Okla (July 22, 2020)  – Growing senior Luke Labenski and climbing juniors A.J. Iacobellis and Brandon Wei of the Stevens Institute of Technology golfing workforce were being named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-The united states Students by the Golfing Coaches Affiliation of America, the firm declared Thursday night.

The accolades are the 1st in system record. 

“I am really happy of our 3 All-America Students, the 1st in plan record,” head coach Charles Papendick explained. “These student athletes have shown the potential to excel each in the classroom and on the golfing training course. It really is fantastic to see their commitment identified nationally. I glimpse forward to a lot more accolades and event championships from these superb youthful athletes and our entire staff which had a GPA of 3.881 for the spring semester.”

Furthermore, Stevens was a person of 15 Division III educational facilities to receive the GCAA’s President’s Special Recognition Award for possessing a crew quality-stage ordinary of at minimum 3.5. The Ducks ended up 1 of 250 plans to earn the organization’s Staff Academic Award, getting the accolade for the to start with time given that 2015, when the software also final acquired the President’s Exclusive Recognition Award. A overall of 95 applications across the NAIA and all NCAA divisions gained the President’s Distinctive Recognition Award. 

To be qualified for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-The us Scholar standing, a student-athlete need to be a sophomore, junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or obtaining their Associate’s Degree and in their previous 12 months of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they need to have a stroke-normal below 76. in Division I, 78. in Division II, 78. in NAIA and 79. in Division III, 77. in NJCAA, and keep a least cumulative occupation GPA of 3.2. For 2019-20 only, they will have to take part in 40% of the team’s aggressive rounds. Sophomore college student-athletes had been eligible for the prestigious award for the very first time in 2020.

Iacobellis appeared in all 10 rounds in the course of the 2019-20 season, finishing with a 78.90 stroke ordinary, trimming practically two strokes for each spherical off his first-yr campaign, to end with the ninth-cheapest solitary-calendar year regular in plan history. 

Labenski also appeared in all 10 rounds, concluding his third time on Castle Position with a 78.50 typical, finishing with the seventh-lowest one-time common in plan heritage. The Ponte Vedra Seaside, Florida indigenous matched the sixth-cheapest one-spherical rating in method history with a two-more than 73 at the Frederick W. Anton III Memorial Invite on Sept. 15.

Wei appeared in 6 rounds and trimmed three strokes off his very first-yr typical to complete with an ordinary rating of 77 even. The Warren, New Jersey indigenous shot the 3rd-cheapest single-spherical with a one particular-less than 70 in the opening round of the Revolutionary Collegiate Common on Oct. 12. 

Immediately after a solid tumble year that observed the Ducks gain a pair of tournaments, the team’s spring year was slash shorter owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday’s announcement was the 2nd for the GCAA, who introduced an early wave on June 17. A total of 1,018 college student-athletes been given the distinction, placing a file for the honorees because the software began in 1982. A full of 189 college student-athletes from Division III establishments ended up honored in both the early or next wave of bulletins.

Simply click in this article for the GCAA’s formal release.

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