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ETSU earns academic honor

August 9th, 2011 9:45 pm by Staff Reports

For the third year in a row, the East Tennessee State men’s golf team has been recognized for its academic achievements as the Golf Coaches Association of America recently named the Bucs an All-Academic Team.
The Bucs have been honored by the GCAA in each of the three seasons of its existence. In 2009, the Bucs were named Academic National Champions after compiling the highest team GPA in the nation. Last season, the Bucs earned President’s Special Recognition for compiling a 3.5 or higher team GPA.
ETSU is just one of two Atlantic Sun Conference teams to be recognized for academic achievement. Belmont was also named to the All-Academic Team. In addition, only 103 teams recorded 3.0 GPAs or higher and just 59 total
Division I teams achieved the honor.
DePaul (Division I), Lynn (Division II), Grinnell (Division III), SCAD-Savannah (NAIA), USC-Lancaster (NJCAA DI) and South Mountain CC (NJCAA DII) were named Academic National Champions for their respective divisions.

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