Ewing Selected as All-America Scholar|
July 25, 2013
LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech senior golfer Finley Ewing IV was named a 2013 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for Division I as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Wednesday.
A total of 152 players in Division I, 57 in Division II and 18 in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 21 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.
“It’s a tremendous honor for Finley and the Texas Tech program,” Tech head coach Greg Sands said. “It means a lot to have a student-athlete honored not only for his success on the course but also in the classroom.”
Ewing led the team in stroke average his senior year with a 72.5 while finishing in the top 10 seven times and top five three times including his first career individual win a the Morris Williams Invitational in Austin, Texas. Ewing compiled a 3.3 cumulative GPA and recently was named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 and All-Region while graduating with a degree in management.
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 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.