Jake Erickson earns academic award from Cleveland Golf

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    Aug. 8, 2013

    Southern Illinois University men's golfer Jake Erickson was one of 153 Division I players named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars team for 2013.

    Erickson, who is now a graduate assistant in the development office at SIU, was second on the team last season with a 74.9 stroke average

    To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.