OCU’s Matthew Cheung earns second All-America honor

NORMAN, Okla. – Matthew Cheung of Oklahoma City University collected his second All-America scholar award from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Cheung, a senior from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, compiled a 3.93 cumulative grade-point average studying finance.

As a Star, Cheung became a four-time all-American, three-time all-region selection, an all-Sooner Athletic Conference performer, all-tournament and runner-up in the NAIA Championships, Jack Nicklaus Award semifinalist, two-time academic all-SAC choice, three-time CoSIDA academic all-American, a three-time academic all-district member and a two-time NAIA scholar-athlete honoree.

Cheung posted a 72.58 scoring average, 90 birdies and six eagles in 2016-17 and a career stroke average of 73.10.

To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon all-America scholar status, an individual must be a junior or senior academically, have competed 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 78.0 in NAIA 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.

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