July 30, 2012
ATHENS, Ohio - Paul Grauer, a recent graduate of Ohio University and the Ohio Men's Golf Program, has been named to the Golf Coaches Association of America's All-American Scholar Team for the 2011-12 season. The award, presented by Cleveland Golf and Srixon, is Grauer's second academic recognition from the most recent season, as he was also named to the 2012 Academic All-MAC Team on May 30.
Grauer played five events and 15 rounds during the spring season, averaging 74.9 strokes per 18 holes. He began the season with an 18th-place finish (in a field of 90) at the Wexford Plantation Inn Invitational in February and proved to be very consistent throughout the season, finishing in the top 25 in three of the last four events. His best finish of the year came at the OSU Kepler Invitational where he had a three-round score of 221 (+8) and finished tied for second in a field of 81. Grauer's best round of the season was a 67 at the NYX Hoosier Invitational.
Recognized by the Mid-American Conference for his strong senior season, Grauer (Dublin, Ohio) was named to the All-MAC Second Team and was named the league's Golfer of the Week on Apr. 18 and Feb. 22.
To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar Status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 70 percent of his team's competitive rounds or compete in the NCAA Championships, have a stroke average under 76.0 in NCAA Division I and maintain a minimum cumulative 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.
Ohio Men's Golf will begin the 2012 fall season at the Marshall Invitational on Sept. 10. For the full fall schedule, please click here.