NORMAN, Okla. – St. Bonaventure golfers Zach Chaddock, Nolan Ditcher and Jack Geise have earned accolades from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholars for their success on the course and in the classroom.
The trio joins a list of 404 honorees recognized across the nation, which requires an individual to be a sophomore, junior or senior, maintain a minimum 3.2 career GPA and have participated in 40 percent of the team's competitive rounds while recording a strove average under 76.0.
Chaddock was a four-year starter for the golf team, never missing a tournament or match during his career. He is an incredible student as a business major, carrying a 3.77 cumulative GPA. He earned the team's Leo Keenan Award for his leadership on the course, in the classroom and in the community in 2017 and 2020. During his senior season, he compiled a 75.2 scoring average.
Ditcher graduated early with an undergraduate degree in management and owns a 3.94 GPA in his MBA graduate program. On the course, he played in five events during his senior season with a scoring average of 74.8. His year was highlighted by a win in the Little Three Championship when he claimed medalist honors with a career-low round of 68. He earned the University's awards for General Excellence in the Business Curriculum and The Award for Overall Excellence in Management at Bonaventure's 2019 graduation ceremonies.
Geise, a rising senior with the team, is a management major with a 3.73 cumulative GPA. This past year, he finished with a scoring average of 75.8 including a season-best 71 at the final event of the year in Las Vegas.
Head coach Ryan Swanson's team produced a 3.51 cumulative GPA following their performance during the 2019-20 academic year.
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