SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo junior men’s golfer Tom Lynn was recently selected Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar, it was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). In total, 200 student-athletes were selected to the elite club including 55 in division II.

Lynn, the Lemont, Ill. native, enjoyed a successful 2009 campaign which saw the Lions earn their first-ever team berth into the NCAA Tournament. He participated in nine-of-10 events for Saint Leo and registered three, top-10 finishes.

His best performance of the year came at the Saint Leo Invitational where he concluded play seventh-of-45 competitors with a 12-over 228. In total, 24 of his 25 rounds were shot in the 70’s.

The accounting major was also recently selected to the SSC Spring Honor Roll in which he earned a 3.23 grade-point-average this past semester.

On the list, Lynn was joined by fellow Sunshine State Conference competitor’s Jude Eustaquio and Matt Stauch from Florida Southern.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon 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 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II and NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 in Division I, II and III and 3.5 in NAIA. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

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