July 25, 2013
NORMAN, Okla.-Marshall golfers Brian Anania and Jeremy Rogers have been named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
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 or compete in the NCAA Championships, 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.
Anania, a Hurricane native, averaged 74.8 shots in 29 rounds while sporting a 3.92 GPA in business management this season and was named to Conference USA’s All-Academic Team for his efforts. He finished in the top 15 in two tournaments, including a tie for sixth at the Davidson Invitational. Anania scored a round-low of 70 twice this season and helped the Herd to three top-three team finishes.
This award adds to an impressive list for Anania who has been named to the Dean's List in all five of his collegiate semesters. This season he was awarded the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal for the second time and was named to the C-USA Honor Roll for the third time.
Rogers averaged 75.7 shots per round this season. He finished in a tie for eighth at the Marshall Invitational with a 2-under total of 211 and tied for 10th with a two-round total of 151 (+7) at the Davidson Invitational. He is a native of Buckhannon. He was also honored on the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the second straight year.