July 13, 2010
NORMAN, Okla. – CSU’s Bryce Hanstad has earned a spot on the prestigious Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced recently.
Hanstad, a business administration major from Alexandria, Minn., graduated in May with a 3.470 cumulative grade-point average. One of 119 Division I players selected, he also earned the honor at the end of his junior season, 2008-09.
To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon Division I All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70 percent of his team’s competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA championships, 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.
In his final season of competition at CSU, Hanstad led the Rams to the NCAA regional in Bremerton, Wash., where he shot a three-round score of 215, tying for eighth place individually. During his career, he helped the Rams to a pair of Mountain West Conference championships over his final three seasons.
In addition to this honor, Hanstad also will receive the athletic department’s Nye Trophy, given annually to the Rams’ top male student-athlete. He was nominated by CSU for the Mountain West Conference Male Athlete of the Year award.