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Three Tech Golfers Named All-America Scholars

July 13, 2006

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech golfers Mike Barbosa, Roberto Castro and Kevin Larsen all have been named All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Only juniors and seniors are eligible to be a Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar, meaning all three upperclassmen who played regularly for Tech’s 2005-06 team were so honored. Candidates must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average and a stroke average under 76.0.

Castro and Larsen, both juniors and All-Americans on the golf course this year, made the All-America Scholar team for the first time. Barbosa, a 2006 graduate from St. Petersburg, Fla., who received his bachelor’s degree in management in May, earned the honor for the second time. All three players made the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic golf team this year, and Castro was named a first-team Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Larsen, from Santa Barbara, Calif., is majoring in management, while Castro, from Alpharetta, Ga., is pursuing a degree in industrial engineering.

Cleveland Golf All-America ScholarsDivision IMark Anderson, New MexicoMichael Barbosa, Georgia TechBryan Carwell Barnett, MercerNick Becker, BYUBrett Bergeron, Southeastern LouisianaBryan Bigley, SienaClay Bingham, Weber StateLouie Bishop, UC-DavisBrandon Boomsma, Ball StateWallace Booth, Augusta StateAlan Borowsky, LehighChris Bouchard, EvansvilleMarc Bourgeois, Kent StateMatthew Busa, GeorgetownAlejandro Canizares, Arizona StateBrian Carroll, George WashingtonRoberto Castro, Georgia TechKevin Chen, Washington StateGrant Christman, OhioAlex Coe, PepperdineMitch Cohlmia, TulsaWayne Denger, Ball StateDaniel Dennis, Southern MississippiTim Dillon, DavidsonJesse Dixon, PrincetonAndrew Dresser, Texas TechJens Fahrbring, Virginia CommonwealthJustin Fetcho, South FloridaOscar Floren, Texas TechMatthew Fry, Indiana-Fort WayneAndrew Gallo, George WashingtonJason Gerken, PrincetonAnthony G. Gillick, Jr., DenverMichael Gregory, MercerZachary Guthrie, Western IllinoisKane Hanson, DrakeJames Harris, San DiegoTroy E. Hawkins, Western KentuckyChris Heintz, UCLAC.D. Hockersmith, Ball StateWalter Edward Homan, SMUKyle Hosick, IllinoisShawn Jasper, MissouriEirik Johansen, South CarolinaGarrett Jones, WisconsinJeremy Keller, Long Beach StateJohn Kelly, MissouriKevin Kisner, GeorgiaAlex Knoll, DavidsonRussell Knox, JacksonvillePatrick Wilkes-Krier, Ball StateJeffrey Krogsgard, Birmingham-SouthernPete Krsnich, KansasParker LaBarge, RiceKevin Larsen, Georgia TechNiklas Lemke, Arizona StateHugo Leon, Southeastern LouisianaTyler Leon, Oklahoma StateColby Lindsay, UTEPJames Paul Logeman, Long Beach StateJordan Madison, Washington StateKorey Mahoney, Eastern MichiganMarc Matalavage, North Carolina-WilmingtonMark Alexander Matza, YaleSteve Mayo, DavidsonMatthew Mincer, CharlotteMark N. Modglin, Fresno StateJoshua Oller, Mississippi StateThomas Petersson, PacificNate Pettitt, Colorado StateGregory Pieczynski, Penn StateBrandan Price, MercerBrian Prouty, ArizonaLouis Rittberger, ElonZack Robinson, Oklahoma StateAndrew Ross, Arkansas StateEthan Roush, Northern IllinoisJoe Ryon, UC-Santa BarbaraMatt Savage, StanfordJohn Sawin, PrincetonNick Schenk, Northern IllinoisJonathan Shaw, Georgia SouthernRaymond J. Sheedy, IV, CharlotteRyan Siekmann, OhioDan Silva, WyomingAndy Skillman, Ball StateStefan Strandlund, Jr., Bethune-CookmanWalter Silas Sutton, MercerPhillip Telliard, Arizona StateChase Thomas, BaylorAndrew Tiedt, IowaBrendon Todd, GeorgiaLuke Trammell, KansasCarl Wakely, Virginia TechJustin Wenger, IndianaDerrick Whiting, Colorado StateChris Wilson, NorthwesternMichael Wilson, CaliforniaJeff Wolniewicz, Binghamton

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