Weiss Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar|
July 26, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. – Marshall men’s golf rising senior Alex Weiss (Pickerington, Ohio) was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar by the Golf Coaches of America, the organization announced Wednesday.
The Pickerington, Ohio native is coming off a season where he had a 73.49 stroke average and was Marshall’s top finisher in five tournaments, while he had two top-15 finishes and four top-20 finishes. Academically, Weiss was named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team with a GPA of 3.64 in the spring. Most recently the rising senior earned runner-up honors at the Ohio Amateur.
A new record number of student-athletes earned All-America Scholar status including 260 in Division I, 108 in Division II and 20 in NAIA. Additionally, 46 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Srixon/Cleveland All-America Scholars.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative career 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.