SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Juniors Brett Silvernail and Hunter Robinson were named 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars, it was announced last week.
Two of the Gauchos top golfers, Silvernail and Robinson will each return for their senior season in 2014-15. They became the 12th and 13th UCSB golfers to earn All-America Scholar recognition since 2000.
"This is a great honor for Brett and Hunter," said head coach Steve Lass. "It says a great deal about their work ethic in the classroom and they are exactly what you want in a student-athlete."
Silvernail is majoring in philosophy while Robinson is an economics major.
To become Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, a golfer 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, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, 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.