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Hughes named All-American Scholar

ABILENE, Texas - Hardin-Simmons golfer Ryan Hughes was named to the 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar team that was presented by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

A total of 207 players in Division I, 75 in Division II, 46 in Division III and 11 in NAIA earned the honor.

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 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 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.

Hughes was second on the team with a 78.57 stroke average for his junior campaign. He is an exercise science major.

Information for this story provided by Hardin-Simmons Athletics.

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