NORMAN, Okla. – Brown's men's golf team was recognized by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) with the prestigious President's Special Recognition, presented to men's college golf teams who post a 3.50 grade point average or higher.
Coach Michael Hughes' team is one of 11 Division I men's golf programs to receive the President's Special Recognition, including Alabama State, Arizona, DePaul, Duke, Kennesaw State, Mercer, Missouri, Missouri State and Utah State. Overall, 20 colleges and universities at all levels of NCAA competition earned the distinction.
DePaul (Division I), Ferris State (Division II), Carnegie Mellon (Division III), SCAD Atlanta (NAIA), Dodge City (NJCAA DI) and Walters State (NJCAA DII) have been named Academic National Champions for their respective divisions as announced the GCAA.
The Bears finished the 2013-14 season with a fifth place finish at the Ivy League Championship with senior Nelson Hargrove tying for the individual medal.