Hawks earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition

Hawks earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition

NORMAN, Okla. – The Huntingdon men's golf team was well represented with the announcement of two sets of awards on Tuesday.

The Golf Coaches Association of America released its PING All-Region teams and the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.

Four Hawks earned All-Region honors and two were also named All-America Scholars.

All-Region teams were selected for six regions. Huntingdon seniors Addison Lambeth, Will Thrash and Chad Ring and sophomore Stephen Shephard were named to the South Region team.

This is the second time Lambeth and Thrash have earned All-Region honors. Lambeth was selected last season and Thrash was named All-Region as a sophomore.

A total of 14 golfers from the USA South Athletic Conference earned All-Region honors. 

Thrash and Ring were among 42 golfers named All-America Scholars. This is the second straight season Ring has been recognized. The two Hawks were among six golfers from the USA South to receive the recognition.

To be eligible for Division III All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, have competed in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participated in at least 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds and have a stroke-average under 79 and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. Recipients must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.