NORMAN, Okla. – The King University had two individuals earn Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar honors. Robert Wilkinson and Matthew Dalrymple both garnered recognition, marking the first time since 2015 King has had two student-athletes honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
Wilkinson graduated last spring with a GPA of 3.78 while leading the Tornado with a 73.21 stroke average. He posted four top 10 finishes a season ago, placing in the top five twice. Dalrymple carries a GPA of 3.97 and was third on the team with a 75.08 stroke average. He posted one top 10 finish last season.
This marks the second time Wilkinson has been a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar, and the first time for Dalrymple. King last had two individuals honored in 2015 with Ross Maietta and John Scott.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically in Division I, II, III, and NAIA, or receiving their Associate's Degree and in there last year of athletic eligibility in the NJCAA. In addition, they participate in 50 percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 77.0 in NJCAA, and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.