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Golfers Earn Spring All-Academic Accolades

June 7, 2006

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Four West Florida golfers were among the 79 student-athletes named to the 2006 Gulf South Conference Spring All-Academic Team on Wednesday. Earning the honors were men's golfers Fredrik Lundberg and Matthew Galloway, and women's golfers Sarah Nicholson and Vicky Jackson.

Lundberg was one of 13 two-time All-Academic performers. He was named to the All-Academic team in 2004. Lundberg finished no worse than 22nd at any of the Argonauts 10 tournaments in 2005-06. His best finish was a tie for second at the Indian Bayou Classic. At the GSC Championships, Lundberg placed tied for fourth to help lead West Florida to their seventh conference title. He was also named to the All-GSC First Team. Two weeks later at the NCAA Division II Regional, Lundberg earned an eighth place finish. Lundberg compiled a 3.54 grade point average, and graduated with a degree in business administration/finance.

Galloway recorded a 3.32 grade point average in business administration/finance. Galloway shot a first round 67 en route to becoming the sixth Argonaut to win the GSC Championships individual title. He was also named to the All-GSC First Team. During the regular season, Galloway placed in the top 25 in six of nine tournaments. He tallied a pair of fourth place finishes at the Coker College Invitational and the Buccaneer Invitational.

Nicholson recorded a 3.51 grade point average in hospitality, recreation and resort management. Nicholson finished tied for fourth to help lead West Florida to their second conference title in three years. She was also named to her first All-GSC First Team. Nicholson finished in the top 25 in eight of 10 tournaments. She was the highest finishing Argonaut at the NCAA Division II South Regional. Her best finish of the season was a tie for third place at the Nova Southeastern University Spring Classic.

Jackson earned seven top 25 finishes, including an individual title at the Lady Seminole Invitational. Jackson also earned a pair of top 10 finishes in West Florida's two postseason tournaments. At the GSC Championships, Jackson finished sixth to earn All-GSC First Team honors. She followed that performance with a ninth place effort at the NCAA Division II South Regional. Jackson recorded a 3.31 grade point average in athletic training.

Thirty West Florida student-athletes in baseball, softball, men's and women's golf and men's and women's tennis were named to the GSC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2006 GSC SPRING ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL (West Florida)

Baseball

Peter Antoske Business Administration/Finance 3.06
Jake Hlavach Biology 3.65
Ricky Santo Engineering Technology 3.36
Josh Sawyer Engineering Technology 3.48
Jacob Whisenhunt Computer Engineering 3.01
Logan Whitley Electrical Engineering 3.40
Bo Williams Sport Management 3.15

Men's Golf

Federico Damus Business Administration/Finance 3.05
Leonardo Di Marino Business Administration/Finance 3.51
Matthew Galloway Business Administration/Finance 3.32
Fredrik Lundberg Business Administration/Finance 3.54

Women's Golf

Clara Fornella Professional Accountancy 3.47
Jackie Gonzalez Hospitality/Recreation/Resort Mgmt. 3.76
Vicky Jackson Athletic Training 3.31
Sarah Nicholson Hospitality/Recreation/Resort Mgmt. 3.51

Softball

Emily Burge Undecided 3.01
Whitney Gay Psychology 3.38
Cherise Gonzales Psychology 3.11
Kristina Johnson Physical Education 3.17
Katherine Pursell Art History 3.51
Lindsay Warrenfeltz Athletic Training 3.80

Men's Tennis

Eduardo Cavasotti Computer Science 3.18
Jordan Mead Biology 3.14
Diego Zorzi Business Administration/Finance 3.07

Women's Tennis

Paola Arevalo Psychology 3.20
Anne-Claire Beard Criminal Justice 3.24
Miranda Dutra Global Marketing 3.06
Tammy Kevey Undecided 3.40
Suzana Cavalcante Athletic Training 3.51

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