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Golf Team Earns Academic Recognition

Sept. 2, 2009

Storrs, Conn. - The University of Connecticut golf team has earned 2009 All-Academic honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America

The Huskies are among only 45 teams at the Division I level to earn recognition from the GCAA for its cumulative team grade point average of 3.0 or better. UConn joined Louisville and Seton Hall as the only BIG EAST schools to receive the honor.

East Tennessee State was named the GCAA Academic National Champion for 2009 with a team G.P.A. of 3.78.

The Huskies had four players earn BIG EAST All-Academic honors in 2008-09, Jeb Buchanan, Chris DeLucia, L.J. Tosches and Jeremy Troy.

Academic National Champions Division I - East Tennessee State Division II - St. Mary's (Texas) Division III - Gustavus Adolphus NAIA - SCAD NJCAA DI - McLennan CC NJCAA DII - Tyler JC

President's Special Recognition (3.5 or better GPA) Division I Belmont Detroit Mercy East Carolina East Tennessee State Georgia Tech Rice Seton Hall Division II St. Mary's (Texas) Division III Gustavus Adolphus NAIA Ohio Dominican Savannah College of Art and Design

All-Academic Teams (3.0 or better GPA)

Division I Akron Ball State Baylor Belmont BYU California Charlotte Coastal Carolina Columbia Connecticut Davidson Detroit Mercy East Carolina East Tennessee State Evansville Florida Georgia Georgia Tech Gonzaga Houston Baptist Illinois Iowa Kansas Kentucky Longwood Louisville LSU Miami (Ohio) Middle Tennessee Northwestern Ohio Rice San Francisco Seton Hall South Alabama South Carolina South Dakota State Stanford Tennessee Texas Pan-American Tulsa UC Santa Barbara Vanderbilt Wake Forest Wofford

Division II Barry Caldwell Georgia College IUP Lynn St. Mary's (Texas) Saginaw Valley State

Division III Albion Benedictine Carneigie Mellon Claremont McKenna DePauw Emory Fort Lewis Gustavus Adolphus Hope Luther Maryville of St. Louis UMASS Dartmouth Millikin Milwaukee School of Engineering Nichols College Saint John's (Minn.) Trinity College Wartburg Wheaton College Wisconsin-Stout



NAIA Carroll Ohio Dominican St. Ambrose Savannah College of Art and Design The Master's College

NJCAA DI Eastern Arizona College Frank Phillips College McLennan Community College

NJCAA DII Darton College Tyler JC