REEVES NAMED A CLEVELAND GOLF/SRIXON ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR
July 20, 2016
MARTIN, Tenn. – Ben Reeves, who recently completed his eligibility at the University of Tennessee at Martin, was identified as one of 212 NCAA Division-I Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced this afternoon.
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 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.
Reeves was one of just five Ohio Valley Conference honorees on the prestigious list. The Knoxville, Tenn. native wrapped up his collegiate career with a 3.93 cumulative GPA, graduating this past May with summa cum laude honors with a degree in biology. He achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA in three of his four years at UT Martin.
On the course, Reeves helped lead the Skyhawks to their first-ever OVC championship and ensuing NCAA Regional berth in 2015-16. His 72.4 scoring average ranked third in the league, earning him a spot on the All-OVC team for the second time in his storied career. He improved his scoring average in each season at UT Martin, concluding his playing days with a 73.3 scoring average in 124 career rounds.