Smith named All-America Scholar
South Dakota State University golfer David Smith has been named to the Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar Team for the 2011-12 season.
A native of Plymouth, Minn., and a biochemistry major, Smith will enter his senior season in the fall. He ranked second on the team with a 75.42 scoring average last season, recording a pair of top-10 tournament finishes.
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 70-percent of his team’s competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, 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 grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.