July 27, 2012

Andrew Wegeng Earns Golf Academic Recognition

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler golfer Andrew Wegeng has been a named 2011-12 Division I Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association.  The NGCA honored a total of 146 Division I male golfers for academic excellence.

Wegeng, an economics and mechanical engineering major, had a break-out season for the Bulldogs in 2011-12.  He set a Butler single season scoring record with a 73.0 average compiled over 29 rounds.  He also set a Butler single round record with a 65 (par 70) in the second round of the Butler Fall Invitational.  He had four “Top Five” individual finishes during the season, including a tie for second place at the 2012 Horizon League Championship.

The Butler scoring leader was named first team All-Horizon League and was chosen to the 2012 Horizon League All-Tournament Team.  He also was named to the Horizon League Academic All-League Team and the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status and individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70% of his team’s competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championship, have a stroke-average under 76.0, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.00 scale).  A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.