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2016 NAIA Menís Golf All-America Teams Announced

June 01, 2016
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By Scott Barker, Communications and Sports Information Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2016 NAIA Men’s Golf All-America teams, as selected by the NAIA Men’s Golf Coaches’ Association All-America Committee. A total of 45 student-athletes were honored, with 15 individuals being named to each of the three teams.

Three teams – Johnson & Wales (Fla.), Keiser (Fla.) and William Woods (Mo.) – leads the pack with four All-America selections each.

2016 National Champion Oklahoma City had three players earn All-America status, all on the first team. Anthony Marchesani highlighted the talented trio with his fourth All-America selection – 2015 (First-team), 2014 (First-Team) and 2013 (Second-Team). Matthew Cheung earned his third All-America appearance – 2015 (Second-Team) and 2014 (Third-Team) and Rupert Kaminski makes his All-America debut.

Repeat First-Team All-Americans include: Peter French of Johnson & Wales (Fla.), Marchesani, Billy McKenzie and David Houlding of William Woods.

Thirty players are named All-Americans for the first time.

There were 18 seniors, 12 juniors, nine sophomores and six freshmen named to the three lists.

Sorted by school      
       
First Team      
Name School Yr. Hometown
Myles Pfingsten* Grand View (Iowa) Sr. Fairmont, Minn.
Peter French* Johnson & Wales (Fla.) Sr. Franklin, Mass.
Jake Bauer Johnson & Wales (Fla.) So. Portsmouth, RI
Felix Aberg*% Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Stockholm, Sweden
Anthony Marchesani*%^ Oklahoma City Sr. Rosebud, Victoria, Australia
Rupert Kaminski Oklahoma City Fr. Johannesburg, South Africa
Matthew Cheung*% Oklahoma City Jr. Brisbane, Australia
David Ravetto Texas Wesleyan Fr. Paris, France
Leo Mathard Texas Wesleyan Fr. Vieux-Boucau, France
Stone Cowie*% Thomas (Ga.) Sr. Crawfordville, Fla.
Lawren Rowe* Victoria (B.C.) So. Victoria, British Columbia
Andrew Williamson Wayland Baptist (Texas) So. Pretoria, South Africa
Ian Ansett*% Wayland Baptist (Texas) Sr. Johannesburg, South Africa
Billy McKenzie*% William Woods (Mo.) Jr. Portsmouth, England
David Houlding*% William Woods (Mo.) Jr. Leeds, England
       
Second Team      
Name School Yr. Hometown
Andrew Harrison British Columbia Fr. Camrose, Alberta
Nate Ollis British Columbia Jr. Victoria, British Columbia
Dillon Board Coastal Georgia Jr. Jacksonville, Fla.
Seth Sanders Coastal Georgia Jr. Macon, Ga.
Florian Loutre Cumberlands (Ky.) Sr. Le Mans, France
Sean Elliot* Dalton State (Ga.) Jr. Westfield, N.J.
Jorge Benitez Davenport (Mich.) Sr. Zaragoza, Spain
Matt Morin*% Johnson & Wales (Fla.) Sr. Barton, Vt.
Louis Hirst* Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Surrey, England
Vince Drahman Marian (Ind.) Jr. Noblesville, Ind.
George Long Mount Mercy (Iowa) So. Bournemouth, Great Britain
Joseph Downey The Master's (Calif.) Jr. Santa Clarita, Calif.
Brad Curren USC Beaufort (S.C.) Sr. Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia
Sam De'Ath Webber International (Fla.) Jr. Fleet, England
Jack Clarkson William Woods (Mo.) So. Hambleton, England
       
Third Team      
Name School Yr. Hometown
Dean Harpe Arizona Christian Fr. Payson, Ariz.
Antonio Maciel Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) Jr. Tres Arroyos, Buenos Aires
Trevor Smith* Coastal Georgia Sr. Newman, Ga.
Ryan Botts Cumberland (Tenn.) Sr. Lebanon, Tenn.
Alex Rainville Johnson & Wales (Fla.) So. St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Adam Andreasson Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Gothenburg, Sweden
Charlie Stubbs Keiser (Fla.) Sr. Eustis, Fla.
Charlie Phillips% Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) Sr. Mount Vernon, Ohio
Justin Kraft Northwestern (Iowa) So. Lake View, Iowa
Austen Fuller Oklahoma Wesleyan Jr. Edmond, Okla.
Carlos Ardila Southeastern (Fla.) So. Cucuta, Colombia
Alec Dutkowski Taylor (Ind.) Fr. Wakarusa, Ind.
Jud Milam USC Beaufort (S.C.) Sr. Trussville, Ala.
Stuart Winsby Webber International (Fla.) Sr. Northern Ireland
Alasdair McDougall William Woods (Mo.) So. Elderslie, Scotland

*- 2015 All-American

%- 2014 All-American

^- 2013 All-American

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