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GOLF | Rappleye Earns Second GCAA All-America Scholar Award

NORMAN, Okla. — Last season's captain and now graduate, Hunter Rappleye has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America, it was announced today.

The Sacramento native graduated with a degree in Mathematics, a cumulative GPA of 3.47 and played in a total of 27 rounds in his final season for the Gaels. Rappleye finished tied-7th in the West Coast Conference after shooting 72-68-72 for 4-under.

This is the second straight year Rappleye has been named a GCAA All-America Scholar, as the graduate displayed excellence on the course and inside the classroom throughout his career.

Rappleye ranks eighth all-time in the record book with a 73.62 career stroke average. The accomplished Gael was named All-WCC Honorable Mention in 2017 and earned his third straight All-Academic honor. He was also named on the West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fourth consecutive season.

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, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2.  Recipients must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university. 

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