first_imgNORMAN, Okla. – UWF men’s golf standouts Christian Bosso and Jacob Huizinga were each named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for the 2018-19 season as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The duo were part of record setting year for the award as 540 student-athletes earned the title of All-America Scholar, the most since the awards inception in 1982. Out of the 555 honorees, 279 players were Division I selections, 113 in Division II, 24 NAIA recipients, and 18 NJCAA award winners. 2019 marks the first year in which NJCAA players are eligible for the award.To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate’s Degree and in their last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they 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, 77.0 in NJCAA, 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.  Print Friendly Version Bosso ended the year with a 71.92 stroke average and won three tournaments as a senior. He graduated in December with a degree in Sport Management and spent the Spring semester enrolled in UWF’s MBA program.center_img Huizinga had a 74.12 stroke average on the year before he graduated with a 3.77 GPA in Sport Management. Huizinga finished sixth at the GSC Championship, 12th at NCAA Super Regional and sixth at the NCAA Championship. Both players received their Mackenzie Tour Cards in May and are playing professionally on the PGA Tour’s Canada circuit.last_img

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