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Four Tritons Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars

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Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America with four University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s golfers being honored.

Those Tritons include seniors Jose AcevedoMatt Barry and Julien de Poyen and junior Markus Lindberg.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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 78.0 in Division II, 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. In all 108 from Division II were named to the list.

Acevedo is completing his degree in international business this summer. On the course, he owned a scoring average of 73.58 and had four top-10 finishes, including a tie for fourth place at the GLVC Championships last month. Acevedo graduates second on the program’s career scoring charts with an average of 74.55.

Barry graduated in May with a degree in business administration. In his final season with UMSL, Barry sported a career-best 74.30, recording seven finishes in the top-15.

de Poyen will graduate in December with a degree in international business and an emphasis in management. Ranked 61st by Golfstat this season, de Poyen owned a program single-season second-best 72.67 scoring average and recorded eight top-10. He also finished with 16 rounds of par or better this season, the most by any golfer in a single season in program history.

Lindberg, an international business major, an honorable mention All-American and the GLVC Player of the Year, led the Tritons with a 72.64 average, which ranks as the program’s best single-season mark. Lindberg had five top-10 finishes, including three first place showings.

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