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Men's Golf Earns GCAA Outstanding Team Academic Award

Men's Golf Earns GCAA Outstanding Team Academic Award

Full list of award recipients

NORMAN, Okla. – The Oral Roberts Men's Golf team was one of 193 schools that earned the Golf Coaches Association of America Outstanding Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 season.

New Mexico (Division I), Newberry (Division II), Augsburg (Division III), SCAD - Atlanta (NAIA), Dodge City (NJCAA DI), and North Central Missouri (NJCAA DII) were all named Academic National Champions for finishing with the top GPA in their respective divisions, announced by the GCAA.

Newberry finished with the top overall GPA in all divisions, finishing the 2018-19 season with a 3.84 team GPA.

This is the first Academic National Champion Award for Newberry, while they are also the first Division II school to win the award since its inception.

A total 193 schools submitted GPA's of 3.0 or above, with 32 of those schools earning Presidents Special Recognition Honors, finishing with a team GPA of 3.5 and above.

To be eligible for GCAA Outstanding Team Academic honors a college or university must submit GPAs for each player on their official squad list for the academic year.

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