Herrick named All America Scholar by GCAA
NORMAN, Okla. (July 9, 2009)--Bellarmine University's Brooks Herrick has been named as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for the 2008-09 school year the Golf Coaches Association of America announced today.
Herrick, a native of Prestonsburg, Ky., was one of just 37 NCAA Division II golfers to earn the recognition. To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70 percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, and have a stroke-average under 78.0 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.
This past year, Herrick was a junior and completed the season with a stroke average of 73. He also distinguished himself by winning two tournaments, being named to the All GLVC and All Region teams, and qualifying for and competing in the NCAA Div. II National Championship. Academically, Herrick is on track to graduate summa cum laude (highest honors) in May with a degree in political science.
For more information and to view the entire All America Scholar team, go to the GCAA website.