SPOKANE, Wash. –Senior Jesse Salzwedel was named a Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for the second time, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
One of Whitworth's top golfers during his four year career as a Pirate, Salzwedel added to his list of accolades with a second straight Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar honor. In late April, he was named First Team All-Northwest Conference for the fourth consecutive year and was the 2014 NWC Golfer of the Year. He was the NWC Championships medalist and had five top ten finishes in 15 rounds this year. His lowest round of the season was a 69, which he shot at the UPS Invitational in early April.
Salzwedel was one of 32 Division III men's golfers, and one of two Northwest Conference golfers, that earned All-America Scholar status. For an individual to be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status, he must be a junior or senior academically, have competed in at least two full years at the collegiate level, participated in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds or competed in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke average under 79.0 in Division III and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. Recipients must also be in good standing at his academic institution and be of high moral character.