Boise State's Robbie Richards Named All-America Scholar....

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BOISE, Idaho (7/8/2010) - Boise State's Robbie Richards, a senior on the men's golf team, has been named a 2010 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The list of honorees was announced Thursday morning, July 8th, from the GCAA headquarters in Norman, Okla., with Richards being named along with 118 other NCAA Division I student-athletes across the country. Richards was one of five recognized from the Western Athletic Conference.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least two 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 and NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 in Division I, II and III and 3.5 in NAIA. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.

Richards completed is collegiate eligibility this past spring after competing for the Broncos over the last four seasons. He represented Boise State at 33 tournaments during his career including all 21 events over the last two years. Richards finished his Bronco career averaging 76.0 strokes per round. He saved his best for last finishing with a career-best 74.9 stroke average this past year as a senior.

Academically Richards has been a standout in the classroom and is a four-time Academic All-WAC honoree. He is on target to graduate in the spring of 2011 with two bachelor's degrees. The native of Tea Gardens, New South Wales, Australia, double-majored in business management and marketing currently holding an accumulative grade point average of 3.941 through the spring 2010 semester.


The WAC's 2010 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

Robbie Richards, Boise State
Taylor Coffman, Nevada
Scott Smith, Nevada
Timothy Madigan, New Mexico State
Mark Hubbard, San Jose State