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PRINCETON, N.J. –- The men’s golf teams at Brown, Columbia and Yale were named 2010 Golf Coaches Association of America All-Academic Teams it was announced by the GCAA on Monday, August 16.
In order to qualify for All-Academic Team accolades, a team must have a 3.00 or above cumulative GPA for an academic year. Sixty-four Division I teams qualified for the award in 2009-10, and 113 teams across six different divisions (Division I, II, III, NJCAA Division I, NJCAA Division II and NAIA).
Brown also was accorded President’s Special Recognition status as one of just 14 schools across all divisions to record a team GPA of 3.50 or better.
Columbia, who won their third consecutive Ivy League Championship in April, finished the year with a 3.45 GPA as a team, narrowly missing out on President’s Special Recognition.
To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the grade points earned and hours attempted for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.