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Hoadley Named All-America Golf Scholar PDF Print
Written by Matt McCollester   
Monday, 30 July 2012 08:33

UNCG junior men's golfer Robert Hoadley (Southern Pines, N.C./Union Pines) has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for Division I by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Hoadley is one of just 147 Division I student-athletes to be represented on the All-America Scholar team this season. Hoadley, who owns a 3.38 GPA

in marketing, also earned Southern Conference Academic All-Conference honors and was named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll this season. He played in a total of 31 rounds, competing in 11 tournaments, with a 75.16 stroke average. His best finish came at the Wolfpack Invitational where he won the individual tittle after firing his best three-round total of 209 (69-68-72). His second day round of 68 was his lowest 18-hole score of the season and second lowest of his career.
Hoadley earned All-Southern Conference honors as a sophomore when he recorded a team-best 73.03 stroke average. He had six rounds of 70 or under last season, including a career-low 67 in the second round of the Georgetown Invitational. To be eligible, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70 percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.





BjornsdottiR, Taylor Earn Golf All-America Scholar Honors





UNCG women's golfers Berglind Bjornsdottir (Reykjavik, Iceland/Menntaskolinn I Reykjavik) and Courtney Taylor (Gastonia, N.C./Ashbrook) have been named All-American Scholars by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA). The criteria for selection to the All-America Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics with a minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50. Bjornsdottir owns a 3.52 GPA as a freshman. She was named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll honors as well as being awarded the SoCon Commissioner's Medal. She appeared in all 10 tournaments, playing 29 rounds, with a 78.66 stroke average. She shot her best three-round score at the Pinehurst Challenge (March 19-20) when she recorded a 227 (73-77-77). Her best finish came at the SoCon Championships (April 15-17), placing 27th overall.
Taylor owns a 3.93 GPA as a junior recreation and parks management major. She was named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll and was also a Commissioner's Medal recipient. She played in all 10 tournaments, playing 29 rounds, with a 77.07 stroke average. She recorded her best three-round score at the Palmetto Intercollegiate (Oct. 23-24), carding a 228 (75-76-77). Her top finish came at the UNCG/Starmount Classic (Oct. 2-4), finishing tied for 19th overall.





Photo Courtesy: Robert Hoadley, PHOTO SUBMITTED

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