NORMAN, Okla. – UNCG men's golf program was named an All-Academic Team national recipient by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Friday for the eighth-straight year. The Spartans are one of a record 222 teams across all NCAA levels and 151 NCAA Division I teams recognized for having a team GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Joseph Cansler led the way with a 3.86 cumulative GPA and was named to the Southern Conference Spring All-Academic Team. The Spartans placed six student-athletes on the SoCon Academic Honor Roll this year, given to student-athletes with at least a 3.0 GPA in the 2017-18 academic year. Cansler, Nick Lyerly and Mark Johnston all recorded perfect 4.0 GPA’s.
To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.
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