Andrew Wegeng Earns All-America Scholar Honors

Andrew Wegeng Earns All-America Scholar Honors
Andrew Wegeng (Photo by Clare Cornelius)

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler golfer Andrew Wegeng has been a named 2012-13 Division I Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the National Golf Coaches Association.  It marks the second straight year that the Butler golfer has been honored by the coaches' association for his academic and athletic excellence.

Wegeng, an economics and mechanical engineering major, led the Bulldogs in scoring for a third consecutive season in 2012-13.  He finished his final year with a 75.8 average, while playing in all 26 of the team's rounds.  He had six "Top 10" individual finishes on the year, including medalist honors at the Butler Fall Invitational and the Big Four Classic.  

A year ago, Wegeng set a Butler single season record with a 73.0 average, while earning All-America Scholar recognition.

Wegeng was one of 152 Division I golfers honored this year by the NGCA.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status and individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70% of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championship, have a stroke-average under 76.0, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.2 (on a 4.00 scale).  A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.