Brunswick, Ga. – College of Coastal Georgia golfer Lauri Hacklin has been named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
The GCAA released its All-America Scholars list on Wednesday as it announced the honorees at all levels of collegiate golf including NCAA Divisions I, II and III and also the NAIA.
Hacklin was one of 20 named for the honor in the NAIA.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior and must have competed at the collegiate level for at least three full years while maintaining a minimum 3.2 grade point average. Also, the student-athlete must have competed in at least 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke average under 78.0 and be in good standing at his school.
Earlier this year, Hacklin was named all-conference in the Southern States Athletic Conference and also made the conference all-academic team. He was also named the SSAC's Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Playing in 10 events for the Mariners this past season, Hacklin finished the year with a 75.0 stroke average.
Hacklin will return this fall for his senior season at Coastal Georgia.