Columbia, Mo. – The 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Men’s At-Large Teams have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Senior Hunter Parrish of the Columbia College men’s golf team has earned CoSIDA Academic All-District honors.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at their current institution. Nominated student-athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the teams’ games at the position.
Parrish, a native of Washington, Mo., is currently pursuing his Master Degree in business administration and has a cumulative GPA of 3.75. In his final season with the Cougars, Hunter led the team to three first place team finishes and a third place finish at the American Midwest Conference (AMC) championships.
The senior had six top ten individual performances and four runner-up finishes this season. In the fall, Hunter led the squad to a first place finish at the Evangel Invite after carding a 212 (69-74-69, -4) for second place overall. Hunter also led the Cougars to a first place team finish at the Central Methodist University Eagle Open after ending in second place with a score of 145 (71-74, +3). Parrish wrapped up his golfing career at the AMC championships as he led the team yet again with a second place finish with a 1-under par 215 (72-73-70).
To view the complete CoSIDA Academic All-District teams, click here.