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Men's Golf gets two players on national scholar team

Men's Golf gets two players on national scholar team

Tommie Men's Golf May 2019 graduates Derek Farrell and Jack Ritchay were named to the Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars team for 2018-19.

The seniors helped the Tommies win two MIAC team titles and twice place in the top 15 at nationals in the last four years.

Last May, Ritchay tied for 28th place at nationals with a score of 301. A Green Bay, Wis., native and Accounting major, Ritchay had a team-best 15 birdies over the four NCAA tournament rounds. In 46 career rounds he averaged 77.6 with four rounds of 74 or better.

A native of Duluth, Farrell tied for 25th place at the 2016 NCAA Championships. In 77 career rounds he averaged 77.0 per 18, with nine rounds of 74 or better. The Leadership and Management major was also named to the Academic All-MIAC team twice on his career. 

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status:

  • an individual must be a junior or senior academically;
  • participate in 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds;
  • have a stroke-average under 79.0 in Division III;
  • maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2.