Charlottesville, Va. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today Virginia senior men’s golfer Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) has been named to the 2019 All-ACC team. It marks the second consecutive year he has received the honor. He automatically received the accolade last year by virtue of winning the ACC individual championship.
 
Walsh was one of three at-large players selected to the team by the conference’s coaches.
 
The All-ACC Team, Player and Freshman of the Year were decided by a combination of the Golfstat and Golfweek/Sagarin rankings in conjunction with a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches, while Coach of the Year was selected by a vote of the coaches.
 
Walsh leads the Cavaliers this year with a 70.67 stroke average. He has five top-10 finishes in 11 tournament appearances this year and won Toledo’s Inverness Intercollegiate last fall.
 
Walsh and the Cavaliers open play at the NCAA Regional at Stanford, Calif., on Monday, May 13.
 
2019 All-ACC Men’s Golf Team
Bryson Nimmer, Clemson
Alex Smalley, Duke
John Pak, Florida State
Andy Ogletree, Georgia Tech
Luke Schniederjans, Georgia Tech
Cameron Young, Wake Forest
Matthias Schmid, Louisville
Eric Bae, Wake Forest
Stephen Franken, NC State
Chandler Eaton, Duke
Austin Hitt, North Carolina
Tyler Strafaci, Georgia Tech
Benjamin Shipp, NC State
Adrian Pendaries, Duke
Noah Norton, Georgia Tech
Thomas Walsh, Virginia
 
2019 ACC Player of the Year
Bryson Nimmer, Clemson
 
2019 ACC Freshman of the Year
Eugenio Chacarra, Wake Forest
 
2019 ACC Coach of the Year
Bruce Heppler, Georgia Tech
 
 
 

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