Wednesday, July 22, 2015

HBU's Isaiah Huerta Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

Photo courtesy of HBU Athletic Media Relations 
From HBU Athletic Media Relations Press Release

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA (July 22, 2015) Houston Baptist University junior golfer Isaiah Huerta was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America, the organization announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Huerta, a native of Duncanville, Texas, was one of two Huskies to compete in all 11 tournaments on the year finishing third on the team with a 74.77 stroke average across 30 rounds. Huetra placed inside the top 20 two times. He recorded six par and two under-par rounds.

Huerta is one of eight golfers named from members the Southland Conference and one of 11 named from schools in state of Texas.

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, 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.

In all, 206 players in Division I, 91 in Division II and 17 in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 34 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.

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