Wil Pahud Earns A Spot On MVC Scholar-Athlete Team


first_imgWil Pahud Earns A Spot On MVC Scholar-Athlete TeamSenior had a 3.66 GPA for UEST LOUIS – The 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete Team was released on Friday and University of Evansville senior Wil Pahud earned a spot on the First TeamPahud finished the year with a 73.67 stroke average over the course of his 30 rounds of action.  His low score of the year came in the Donald Ross Intercollegiate in the fall as he posted a 69 in the final round.  He had a 3-round total of 212 strokes on his way to a tie for 7th place.  His best finish in the fall was a tie for 6th at the Butler Fall Invitational.In the spring, he posted four top 12 finishes and did not finish worse than 21st in any of the six tournaments.  His top outing was a tie for 3rd place in an impressive field at the Hoosier Invitational, hosted by Indiana University.  The Finance major has notched a 3.4 GPA at UE.Six golfers are on the first-team unit. Carpenter, Bennett and Jacobs are joined on the first team by Dustin Atkinson of UNI; Drake Bushong of Bradley; and Pahud. Tommi Avant of Drake; Kory Franks of Missouri State; Zach Hoskins of Loyola; Zach Jewell of Bradley; Jason Marrs of Illinois State; Conrad Walcher of Wichita State; and Peyton Wilhoit of Southern Illinois received honorable mention selection, by virtue of receiving a minimum number of votes.The criteria for the MVC scholar-athlete team parallels the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) standards for its Academic All-America® program. Nominees must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale), while the student-athletes must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their institutions and must have participated in at least 50 percent of his team’s rounds or played at the MVC Championship.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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