April 22, 2011
IRVING, Texas - Marshall University junior Bosten Miller has been named to the 2011 Conference USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team, it was announced by the league on Friday.
The team consists of one senior, four juniors and a sophomore, following a vote by the league's sports information contacts for the sport. The list consists of student-athletes who hold a minimum 3.2 GPA and competed in at least 75 percent of their team's scheduled tournaments.
Miller becomes the first Herd academic team recipient after posting a 73.58 stroke average this season. The Charleston, W.Va. native has compiled four Top 10 finishes this season, including a tie for third in the team's last outing at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational.
The biology/pre-med major has also earned academic recognition on the Commissioner's Honor Roll and Dean's List.
2011 C-USA Men's Golf All-Academic Team
NAME - SCHOOL - YEAR - GPA - MAJOR
*David Watkins - East Carolina - Junior - 3.34 - Finance
Bosten Miller - Marshall - Junior - 3.61 - Biology/Pre-med
Jack Belote - Memphis - Junior - 3.85 - Exercise & Sports Science
Michael Whitehead - Rice - Senior - 3.29 - Sport Management (Business Minor)
Nick Brown - Southern Miss - Junior-R - 3.51 - Business Administration
Chris Worrell - Tulsa - Sophomore - 3.75 - Business Management