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Greensboro, NC – For the second year in a row Virginia men’s golfer Will Collins (Salisbury, N.C.) have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team as announced by the ACC today. Collins was a senior during the 2010-11 season and a Kinesiology major.

A first-team All-ACC selection, Collins played in all 13 matches during his senior season. He led UVa with a 14th-place finish at the NCAA East Regional. He was second on the team with a 72.84 stroke average and earned All-East Region honors by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

He was one of 36 student-athletes to receive the ACC’s Weaver-James-Corrigan Scholarship award this spring. Collins was one of four players on the ACC All-Academic team who also earned All-ACC honors this season.

To be eligible for consideration for the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintain a cumulative 3.00 average during his academic career.

2011 All-ACC Academic Men’s Golf Team
Name, Class, School, Major

John Nurczynski, Jr., Boston College, Accounting and Finance
Thomas Bradshaw, Fr., Clemson, Pre-Business
*Crawford Reeves, So., Clemson, Marketing
Austin Cody, Fr., Duke, Undeclared
Tim Gornik, So., Duke, Computer Science
Yaroslav Merkulov, Fr., Duke, Undeclared
*Brinson Paolini, So., Duke, Psychology
*Julian Suri, So., Duke, History
Kyle Cobb, Sr., Florida State, Political Science
#James White, Jr., Georgia Tech, Management
Stephen Bosdosh, Jr., Maryland, Economics
Sean Brannan, Jr., Maryland, Economics
##Henry Zaytoun, III, Sr., North Carolina, History
Chad Day, Jr., NC State, Finance
*Mark McMillen, Jr., NC State, Finance
*Will Collins, Sr., Virginia, Kinesiology
Bryce Chalkley, Fr., Virginia Tech, General Engineering
*Evan Beck, So., Wake Forest, Business
#Lee Bedford, Jr., Wake Forest, Finance
Charlie Harrison, So., Wake Forest, Economics
*Repeat honoree (2010)
#Repeat honoree (2009-10)
##Repeat honoree (2008-10)

ACC Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year: James White, Georgia Tech

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