UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS MEN’S GOLF Press Release
FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas men’s golf seniors Luis Garza and Mason Overstreet were named to the Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced.
To be eligible for the Division I Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a sophomore, junior or senior with a stroke-average under 76.0 while maintaining a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2 and participating in 40% of the team’s competitive rounds.
Garza carries a 3.36 career GPA, is set to graduate later this summer and is a four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection. He posted a 73.58 scoring average and 14 of his 18 round counted toward the team total. Garza shot a season-low round of 67 twice – once leading to a 21st-place finish at the Bearcat Invitational and the other to a 25th-place finish at the White Sands Intercollegiate.
Overstreet graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in business finance, posting a 3.89 GPA with a season stroke average of 71.46. The Kingfisher, Okla., native is a two-time SEC Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was Arkansas’ nominee for the SEC’s H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship. He has earned SEC Academic Honor Roll four times, has posted a perfect 4.0 five times to earn Chancellor’s List, and has earned Dean’s List (3.75-3.99 GPA) three times (only four career “B’s”).
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