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. The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and much, much more.