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BYU golf: three Cougar golfers garner academic All-America accolades

By Norma Collett

For the Deseret News

Published: Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:58 a.m. MDT

Stephen Archibald, Jordan Hammer and Jordan Rodgers are among the 208 Division I men’s golf players named All-America Scholars by Cleveland Golf/Srixon, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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 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.

Archibald, a junior majoring in finance, carried a 3.72 GPA this past season, while Hammer, who is also studying finance, maintained a 3.39 GPA during the 2013-14 campaign. Teammate Jordan Rodgers has a 3.28 cumulative grade point average and is majoring in marketing management.

Norma Collett is the athletic communications director for the BYU women's basketball team. She can be reached at 801-422-4908 or at norma_collett@byu.edu

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