July 24, 2014
NORMAN, Okla. - Former Louisiana Tech golfers Jack Lempke and Travis Wilmore were named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for the 2013-14 season the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
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.
Both Lempke and Wilmore received their Bachelor’s degrees from Louisiana Tech University in 2014 and the pair represent two of the 10 Conference USA golfers on the list of All-America Scholars.
Louisiana Tech matched Middle Tennessee and Rice for the most golfers named to the list of All-America Scholar list among Conference USA schools.
The two Bulldog honorees represent two of the five student-athletes from Louisiana schools to be honored as LA Tech led the state along with Southeastern Louisiana while LSU had one recipient.
Lempke finished his senior season with a 74.7 average over 29 rounds in 10 events with a low score of 67 and seven rounds at par or better.
Wilmore completed his senior year shooting a 74.3 average over 32 rounds in 11 events with a low score of 67 and nine rounds at par or better.
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