Coffman Named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
RENO, Nev. — Wolf Pack golfer Taylor Coffman has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Coffman, who holds a 3.47 cumulative GPA in mathematics, is the fourth student-athlete in school history to earn the honor from the GCAA and the first since Darren Fletcher in 2005. Other Wolf Pack All-America Scholars including Sprague Kolp in 2002 and James Watt in 1998.
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.
A total of 108 players in Division I, 37 in Division II and 11 in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 17 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.
Coffman will be a senior for the Wolf Pack in 2009-10 and has turned in 16 top 20 finishes in his time at Nevada, including the first win of his career at the La Tech Squire Creek Classic in October. He is a three-time Academic All-WAC selection and was named the WAC Player and Freshman of the Year in 2007.