Young Becomes Latest PING All-American
Norman, Okla. – The second, third and honorable mention Division II PING All-America Teams have been announced by the GCAA and Lynn University’s Daniel Young has been recognized. Young garnered honorable mention accolades for the second consecutive year, becoming the seventh two-time All-American in program history.
The junior out of Perth, Scotland was a consistent presence in the lineup all season long with a 72.77 stroke average and four top-10 finishes in a team-best 36 rounds played. Young had the fourth lowest average in the Sunshine State Conference in earning First Team All-SSC honors. He put forth one of the most dominating performances in school history at the Bobcat Invitational where he won his first career tournament with a 54-hole program record total of 202. Additionally, Young moved into first place all-time at Lynn with a 73.05 career stroke average.
Young joins Marcelo Rozo as All-Americans for 2011-12, marking the third straight year LU has had multiple honorees and ninth overall. Former two-time All-Americans include Hoyt McGarity, Keir McNicoll, Andrew Farmer, Henrik Nystrom, Ralph Garofano and Peter Cherry.
The Fighting Knights made their 10th straight NCAA Tournament appearance and 11th overall, placing ninth out of 20 teams at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional. Lynn returns four of its five starters in hopes of claiming the program’s second national title.