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Courtesy: David Gonzales
Duke Garners GCAA All-Academic Team Honors
Tuesday 07/31/2013  -  Duke Sports Information
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men's golf team was among 80 Division I teams to receive All-Academic Team honors as presented by the Farmers Insurance and announced by the GCAA Wednesday. The Blue Devils placed four players on the ACC All-Academic Team, including senior Brinson Paolini who also earned Academic All-America and ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year accolades.

Brown (Division I), Post (Division II), Greensboro College (Division III), Embry Riddle - AZ (NAIA), Scottsdale CC (NJCAA DI) and South Mountain CC (NJCAA DII) were named Academic National Champions for their respective divisions announced the GCAA.

Brown posted the highest overall team GPA for all divisions with a 3.74. A total of 143 teams submitted GPAs of 3.00 or higher to earn All-Academic Team recognition - a new high in the five years of the award.

South Mountain CC won its fourth straight Academic National Championships in NJCAA DII.  Post earned the Division II Academic National Championship for the second-straight year while Brown, Greensboro College, Embry Riddle - AZ and Scottsdale CC won for the first time.

DePaul, Harvard, Kennesaw State, Madonna, Ohio Valley, Redlands, Richmond, SCAD Atlanta, SCAD Savannah, Stanford, Sterling, Stevens Institute of Technology, Utah Valley State, Valparaiso, William & Mary and Yale also received President’s Special Recognition status for having team GPAs of 3.5 or better.

To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.

“Farmers Insurance is proud to honor and support the GCAA and their 2013 recipients of the 2013 Team Academic Awards,” said Chuck Browning, Head of Sponsorship and Corporate Giving for Farmers Insurance. “A key philanthropic pillar of Farmers Insurance is Education, thus this award is a perfect fit for us and gives us a chance to extend our support of golf throughout the year. It is also an extension of our University Day platform at the Farmers Insurance Open, which we continue to see great success on each year.”

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders. Farmers Group, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, manages the non-claims insurance operations of the Farmers Exchanges. Farmers Group, Inc. is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance Group. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or atwww.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

President’s Special Recognition
(3.5 or better GPA)

Brown
DePaul
Harvard
Kennesaw State
Richmond
Stanford
Utah Valley State
Valparaiso
William & Mary
Yale

All-Academic Teams
(3.0 or better GPA)

Akron
Arizona
Auburn
Augusta State
Ball State
Belmont
Boston College
Brown
California
Coastal Carolina
Davidson
DePaul
Detroit Mercy
Duke
East Carolina
East Tennessee State
Evansville
Georgia Tech
Hartford
Harvard
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas State
Kennesaw State
Kentucky
Liberty
Longwood
Louisville
Loyola (Md.)
Marquette
Mercer
Miami (Ohio)
Michigan
Michigan State
Middle Tennessee
Minnesota
Minot State
Missouri
Missouri State
New Mexico
New Mexico State
Northern Colorado
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Oklahoma
Princeton
Purdue
Rice
Richmond
Robert Morris
San Diego
Seton Hall
South Alabama
South Carolina
South Dakota State
Southeastern Louisiana
Southern Illinois
SIUE
Stanford
Stephen F. Austin
TCU
Tennessee
Texas Tech
Towson
Troy
UALR
UCLA
UNCG
UNCW
Utah State
Utah Valley
Valparaiso
Virginia Tech
Wake Forest
Weber State
William & Mary
Wofford
Wyoming
Yale


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