Jul 27, 2017
RICHMOND, Va. – VCU golfers Hanish Nagrani (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) and Enej Sarkanj (Maribor, Slovenia) were named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, the Golf Coaches Association of American announced Wednesday.
Nagrani and Sarkanj each graduated in May to cap their outstanding careers as VCU student-athletes. Both earned their degrees from VCU's School of Business.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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 in Division I, 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.
Nagrani started all 10 of VCU's tournaments in 2016-17 and finished with a scoring average of 74.46, third-best on the team. He and Sarkanj tied for 16th at this year's Atlantic 10 Conference Championship.
Sarkanj started eight of 10 tournaments for VCU and recorded a scoring average of 75.41. In addition to his season-best finish at the A-10 Championships, Sarkanj placed 27th at the Rutherford Intercollegiate April 15-16. He posted a 3.655 grade-point-average during his VCU tenure on the way to his degree in finance.