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Oweida Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

          Release: 07/20/2016
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NORMAN, Okla. – College of Charleston rising senior Philip Oweida (Charlotte, N.C.) was one of 212 NCAA Division I student-athletes to be named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Wednesday.

This past season, Oweida made six tournament starts for the Cougars with three Top-10 finishes including a third-place finish at the Colleton River Collegiate and eighth-place finish at the CAA Men’s Golf Championship. In the classroom, he compiled a 3.535 grade-point average as an international business major.

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 50-percent of his team’s competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, and maintain a minimum cumulative career GPA of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.