Morfeld Named First-Team All-Academic

By Doug Fitzgerald published May 12, 2010

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Brian Morfeld was named Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Golf All-Academic first team, the RMAC announced Wednesday.

The graduate of Fairview High School in Boulder, Colo., has maintained a 3.52 GPA as a Marketing/Professional Golf Management major at UCCS. He has also been successful on the course with a 75.32 stroke average. His top finish was eighth at the Eisenhower Spring Invitational, which was held April 12-13 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He also finished 11th at the Grand Canyon Fall Invitational on Oct 5-6 in Phoenix.

Morfeld was joined on the RMAC All-Academic first team by Scott Crichton (Western New Mexico), Chad Novak (CSU-Pueblo), Max hadenfeldt (Nebraska-Kearney), Cory Bacon (Colorado Mines) and Justin Snyder (CSU-Pueblo).

To qualify for Academic All-RMAC, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.30 or better, be a starter or reserve, and completed two consecutive semesters or three quarters at their current institution. Graduate students must have earned a 3.30 in their undergrad and graduate classes. The listed GPA is what the student-athletes had earned prior to golf season beginning. RMAC Sports Information Directors at schools that sponsor the sport of men's golf selected First and Second Team Academic All-RMAC.

For the complete release from the RMAC, go to: this link.

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