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Three Northwood Golfers Earn Academic Awards

Three Northwood Golfers Earn Academic Awards

WGCA All-American Scholar List
Cleveland Golf Srixon All-America Scholar List

A trio of Northwood University golfers have earned Academic Awards following the 2012-13 season. 

Junior Amee Cox (Liverpool, England) from the women's team was named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team. On the men's side, junior Bruce Eccleton (Saginaw, Mich./Mott CC) and senior Blair Turner (Midland, Mich.) claimed Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

The women's award is given to student-athletes with a GPA of at least 3.50.  Cox, who is an International Business major, maintains a 3.595 GPA.  She has been the Timberwolves' No. 2 player over the past two seasons.  Cox has a career scoring average of 83.7 for 18 holes.

The GCAA Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar award are given to individuals who are 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 or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke-average under 78.0 in Division II and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2.  Eccleton is a Finance major with a 3.667 overall GPA.  He ranked second on the team last season with a 76.8 18-hole average. Turner, who has now earned All-America Scholar honors for the second straight year, recently graduated with a 3.775 GPA with a degree in Management.  He finished his career with a 77.2 18-hole average.