Meier Named an All-American Scholar

Aug. 2, 2012

NORMAN, Okla. - Men's golfer Eric Meier was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). A total of 149 NCAA Division I golfers earned the honor. Meier received the honor along with teammate Ricky Hearden.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, competed in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participated in 70-percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumula¬tive grade-point average (GPA) of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

Meier competed in 34 rounds during the 2011-12 season and ended the season with a season-stroke average of 76.3. The Normal, Ill., native competed at D.A Weibring Intercollegiate Tournament (Oct. 1-2), finishing 28th with a score of 225 (76-77-72). Meier recorded his best finish of the season at the Jackrabbit Invitational (March 12-13), where he finished tied for 11th with a season-best score of 216 (68-75-73).

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