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Schenz-Davis and Calvo Earn Big South Honors

April 20, 2008
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Nathan Schenz-Davis was named to the 2008 Big South all-conference golf team.

Nathan Schenz-Davis was named to the 2008 Big South all-conference golf team.

Liberty golfer Nathan Schenz-Davis was named to the Big South all-conference team, as announced at the annual awards banquet, Sunday night at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety-Six, S.C.

Five golfers in the conference are honored on the all-conference team via ballot voting by the league coaches and sports information directors. Five more golfers will be named based on their finish at the Big South Championship, which starts Monday at the Patriot Golf Club. Last year, Mike Turner was named to the Big South all-conference team after finishing fifth at the 2007 Big South Championship.

Schenz-Davis, a redshirt sophomore from San Diego, Calif., leads the team with his 73.46 average, and has recorded six Top 10 finishes, tops in the conference.

Jay Calvo, a sport management major, was named to the all-academic team. The junior has a 3.11 cumulative GPA, and his 74.33 average is eighth best in the Big South.

Complete list of Big South Conference honorees are below:

All-Conference
Tripp McAllister, Coastal Carolina
Nick Little, Radford
Nathan Schenz-Davis, Liberty
Dan Obremski, Coastal Carolina
Hampton Ballard, Radford

Academic All-Conference
Herve Gevers, Charleston Southern
Lindsay Renolds, Coastal Carolina
Marc Issler, High Point
Jay Calvo, Liberty
Patrick Coleman, Presbyterian
Pete Alminas, Winthrop

Golfer of the Year
Tripp McAllister, Coastal Carolina

Freshman of the Year
Tripp McAllister, Coastal Carolina

Coach of the Year
Michael Grant, Radford

Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Pete Alminas, Winthrop