NORMAN, Okla. - Announced on Wednesday by the Golf Coaches Association of America, Sewanee golfer Tommy Oliver has been named as an Honorable Mention to this year's Division III PING All-America Team.
Named to the PING All-South Region Team last month, the Sewanee, Tenn. native becomes the first PING All-American since Jerre Maynor in 2006.
Selected as a semifinalist for the Jack Nicklaus Award, Oliver led the team with a 73.25 stroke average and recorded a low round score of 71.
The Co-Southern Athletic Association Player of the Year scored a three-round low of 217 (74-72-71) at the Tournament Town Preview at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. His two-round low came twice with identical 145 scores, first at the SAA Preview in September (72-73) and the Discover Dekalb Emory Invitational in April (74-71).
He recorded three top-10 finishes, including a fifth place finish at the Tournament Town Preview and sixth at the SAA Championships (223 | 74-73-76).
Oliver joins Jacob Arnett of Oglethorpe, who was selected as a Second Team member from the Southern Athletic Association.