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LU Golf Cited For High Scoring

FARMVILLE – The Longwood University men's golf team has been recognized as a recipient of the 2010 All-Academic Team Award by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

The Lancers are one of 64 Division I teams recognized for their team grade point average above 3.0 this past academic year. DePaul University (3.66) took the top GCAA Division I honor, while nine other DI programs attained a 3.5 or better team GPA for the past year.

The members of the team include graduated Adam Webb, current seniors Jed Rasnick and Michael Young, along with juniors Bobby Fox, Austin Gray, Kenny Leech, and Ross Sumner.

The Lancers posted a 3.05 team GPA for the year, including a 3.20 for the spring semester.

Longwood completed its 2009-10 season with a team scoring average of 299.6 while winning one tournament among its eight top 10 team finishes in 11 tournament competitions with a runners-up finish as well.

The Lancers return six lettermen and have added two newcomers for the upcoming 2010-11 campaign, which begins September 13-14 at home with the 54-hole Manor Intercollegiate at The Manor Resort Golf Club.