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Castro, Larsen Named Alll-America Golf Scholars

July 12, 2007

ATLANTA – For the second consecutive year, Georgia Tech golfers Roberto Castro and Kevin Larsen all have been named All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America, the organization announced Thursday.

Both players received their bachelor’s degrees from Tech in May 5, Castro graduating with high honor in Industrial Engineering, and Larsen in Management. They also were named to the ACC’s All-Academic golf team, while Castro made first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America this year.

Castro and Larsen are the seventh and eighth Tech golfers to earn this honor twice. Only juniors and seniors with a 3.2 minimum cumulative grade-point average are eligible to be a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar. In addition, athletes must obtain under a 76.0 stroke average.

The 2006-2007 Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Division I:William Allcorn, BaylorFredrik Andersson, Arizona StateGunnar Avinelis, Fresno StateChris Baker, Iowa StateTom Ballinger, Kent StateNicholas Becker, Brigham YoungBarden Berry, North CarolinaBryan Bigley, SienaLouis Bishop, UC DavisJonas Blixt, Florida StateWallace Booth, Augusta StateAlan Borowsky, LehighChris Bouchard, EvansvilleMarc Bourgeois, Kent StateMatthew Busa, GeorgetownGregg Buckway, Weber StateZack Byrd, Coastal CarolinaRoberto Castro, Georgia TechGrant Christman, OhioMitch Cohlmia, TulsaJulian Colmenares, Jacksonville StateWayne Denger, Ball StateAndrew DiBitetto, CharlotteTyler Docking, KansasKevin Dore, MichiganBrad Doster, KentuckyBrian Edick, UC IrvineJustin Fetcho, South FloridaOscar Floren, Texas TechMatthew Gann, Morehead StateCJ Gato, UNLVStan Guerrero, Old DominionKeith Guest, Augusta StateRodney Hamblin, Iowa StateMatt Hanlon, U.S. Military AcademyJonas Enander Hedin, CharlotteRyan Henry, TulsaNick Higham, Weber StateGraham Hill, Eastern MichiganTaylor Hobin, San FranciscoCD Hockersmith, Ball StateKyle Hosick, IllinoisBen Howe, St. BonaventureJustin Hull, ToledoShawn Jasper, MissouriZach Jecklin, Northern IllinoisGarrett Jones, WisconsinPariya Jonhasavasdikul, PurdueJeff Kaiser, WisconsinJohn Kelly, MissouriAlexander Knoll, DavidsonSam Korbe, TulsaMorgan Landry, Louisiana-LafayetteKevin Larsen, Georgia TechColby Lindsay, UTEPTyler Leon, Oklahoma StateTrevor Loe, GonzagaPablo Martin, Oklahoma StateMarc Matalavage, NC-WilmingtonMark Alexander Matza, YaleStephen Mayo, DavidsonMichael McRae, Saint Mary¹s (Calif.)Garret Merrell, Texas TechBrett Myers, TulsaKyle Morris, Seton HallJay Moseley, AuburnColin Norris, UTPAAndrew Oleksak, HartfordJohn Pelet, RichmondJustin Perry, Western KentuckyThomas Petersson, PacificRyan Posey, Oklahoma StateBrian Prouty, ArizonaLindsay Renolds, Coastal CarolinaZachary Reeves, Texas-ArlingtonRobert Rohanna, Penn StateBryan Rozier, Jacksonville StateTim Schaetzel, MichiganGareth Shaw, East Tennessee StateRyan Siekmann, OhioAndy Skillman, Ball StateMichael Smith, Louisiana-LafayetteMatthew Snowden, Arkansas StateGiwon Suh, Central FloridaDaniel Summerhays, Brigham YoungJoseph Sykora, Alabama  

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