Peck Named All-America Scholar
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s golfer Connor Peck was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), the GCAA announced July 22.
Peck was one of 206 NCAA Division I student-athletes honored. To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I and maintain a minimum cumulative 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.
A native of Ankeny, Iowa, as a junior Peck was a regular for Kansas in 2014-15 where he had a 73.9 stroke average per 18 holes. He posted two top-10 finishes with a tie for seventh at the Wolverine Intercollegiate in the first event of the season and a ninth-place outcome at the Desert Shootout, March 19-21, an event KU won the team title. A 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection, Peck had nine rounds of par or better during 2014-15.
Historically, Peck is the 14th Jayhawk to be named All-America Scholar by the GCAA and the first since Nate Barbee earned the honor twice in 2010 and 2011.
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