Four Jackets Make Academic All-ACC Golf Team

June 28, 2007

ATLANTA – Roberto Castro, Taylor Hall, Kevin Larsen and Cameron Tringale all made the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic men’s golf team announced Thursday by the conference office and commissioner John D. Swofford.

Tech, the ACC co-champion this year, and Boston College each had four players selected for the second year in a row. Castro and Tringale are among five golfers to earn both all-conference and academic all-conference, while Hall and Larsen join Castro as repeat honorees.

Castro, an industrial engineering major from Alpharetta, Ga., who graduated with high honor on May 5, also has been named a ESPN the Magazine CoSIDA Academic All-American this year, in addition to winning the Byron Nelson Award and second-team All-America honors. He outdid his golf accomplishments with his performance in the classroom, posting a perfect 4.0 grade-point average in his final semester.

Larsen, a May 5 graduate in management from Santa Barbara, Calif., and Hall, a sophomore management major from LaGrange, Ga., made the team for the second straight year. Both players were key members of the squad that captured a share of the ACC title and finished eighth at the NCAA Championship.

Tringale, a sophomore management major from Laguna Niguel, Calif., is a first-time honoree. He also earned second-team All-America honors this year and led the team in stroke average.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

2007 All-ACC Academic Men’s Golf Team

Name, Class, School, Major
James Granello, Jr., Boston College, Finance
Kyle Kelly, Grad., Boston College, Administrative Studies
Jan Prokop, Fr., Boston College, Finance
Robert Reed, Jr.., Boston College, Operation Management
Ben Martin, So., Clemson, Accounting
Jeff Edelman, Fr., Duke, Undeclared
Adam Long, Fr., Duke, Undeclared
Torstein Nevestad, Sr., Florida State, International Affairs
Roberto Castro, Sr., Georgia Tech, Industrial Systems Engineering
Taylor Hall, So., Georgia Tech, Management
Kevin Larsen, Sr., Georgia Tech, Management
Cameron Tringale, So., Georgia Tech, Management
Hunter Bendall, Sr., Maryland, Finance
Barden Berry, Jr., North Carolina, Psychology
Robert Riesen, So., North Carolina, Undeclared
Eamonn McLoughlin, Grad., Virginia, Graduate Education
Conrad von Borsig, So., Virginia, Psychology
Matthew Boyd, Fr., Virginia Tech, Marketing Management
Jurrian van der Vaart, Jr., Virginia Tech, Environmental Science
Brendan Gielow, Fr., Wake Forest, Undeclared

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