NORMAN, Okla. – On Wednesday, The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its 2018-19 Division I Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars with Notre Dame’s Miguel Delgado making the prestigious list. This marks the second straight year in which the Irish landed a golfer on the All-America Scholar list under head coach John Handrigan.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate’s Degree and in there last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they must participate in 50-percent of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 for Division I and maintain a minimum cumulative career 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.
Delgado also picked up the following awards for his stellar senior season: Ping Division I All-Midwest Team, All-ACC Academic Team and a Bryon Nelson Award finalist.
Delgado averaged 71.4 strokes this past year, which ranked as the second best of all-time. In fact, Delgado graduated with two of the top-four season stroke averages in program history.
In addition this last season, Delgado produced four top-10 finishes, led the Irish in six of their 11 tournaments and became the first Notre Dame NCAA Regional qualifier since 2014.
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