Scott, Ramirez earn All-America scholar honor

Scott, Ramirez earn All-America scholar honor


LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech's Sandy Scott and Ivan Ramirez have been named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Scott's season of accomplishments also include being named a PING All-America, All-Big 12, PING All-Region team, Academic All-Big 12, Haskins Award Watch List and a selection to the Arnold Palmer Cup International Team. His season was highlighted by a win at the El Macero Classic where he shot 75-66-72 – 213 (3-under) for his first collegiate victory. The win came after a second-place showing in Louisiana where he shot 64-65-74 – 203 for the 13-under scorecard. At the Big 12 Championship, Scott finished at 5-under (69-70-66 – 205) at The Greenbrier.

A senior from Colombia, Ramirez earned PING All-Region honors and had four top-10 finishes this season, including a season-best runner-up result at the El Macero Classic where he was at 2-under and only one stroke behind Scott on the individual leaderboard. He was ninth at The Carmel Cup after shooting 8-under in the team's season opener and also ninth at the Southern Highlands Collegiate where he was at 3-under during the three rounds in Las Vegas. Ramirez averaged 71.3 in 30 rounds played this season.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate's Degree and in there last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 77.0 in NJCAA, and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

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