Knue Claims GCAA All-America Scholar Athlete

Knue Claims GCAA All-America Scholar Athlete

NORMAN, Okla. – Franklin College men's golfer Jack Knue was recognized for his work both in the classroom and on the course his senior year, earning a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar award from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

A native of Zionsville, Ind., Knue closed out his playing career with three top-10 finishes and a 77.7 scoring average. He closed out his career with a 12th place at the HCAC Championships in the spring, helping the Grizzlies to a third place finish overall.

The son of Geoff and Sharon Knue, Jack completed his degree in business management this past spring.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 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.