Two UA Little Rock golfers named All-American Scholars

Little Rock juniors George Scanlon and Justin Warren have been named Division I Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for the 2017-18 season.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock juniors George Scanlon and Justin Warren have been named Division I Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for the 2017-18 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

Scanlon competed in six events for the Trojans this past season, registering a 75.72 scoring average with five rounds of par-or-better, including a 5-under 67 in his first collegiate round for the Trojans. The Santa Cruz, Bolivia, native tied for seventh at the Memphis Intercollegiate before tying for 14th at the Bayou City Collegiate Classic.

Warren played in all 11 events for Little Rock and led the team with a 74.27 scoring average, registering a team-best 11 rounds of par or better. The Picton, Australia, native registered his best finish at the Duck Commander Intercollegiate, tying for fourth overall, with another top-20 showing at the Lone Star Invitational, tying for 18th.

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 the team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke average under 76.0 (Division I), and maintain a minimum cumulative career GPA of 3.2. The recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing with the university.

In addition to the individual honors for Scanlon and Warren, Little Rock was named an 18Birdies Team Academic Award recipient, boasting a team GPA of 3.0 or better. As a team, the Trojans hold a cumulative GPA of 3.49.

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