BRASELTON, Ga. - Liberty's Ervin Chang was named the ASUN Conference Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league announced Saturday night at the 2019 Golf Championship banquet. Chang is one of five student-athletes named to the All-Academic Team.
Owning a 3.75 cumulative GPA as a Sport Management major, Chang becomes the first-ever Liberty men's golfer to earn the accolade in their first year in the league and the third Flame this season to earn Scholar-Athlete honors. Also earning First Team All-Conference accolades, Chang sits 28th in the latest GolfStat rankings as he owns a 70.65 season stroke average, which set a new single-season program record.
The All-Academic Team recognizes student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom and exemplify the ASUN's mission of Building Winners for Life. All the members of the team boast a 3.30 cumulative grade point average or better and participated in at least half of their team's events.
ASUN CONFERENCE MEN'S GOLF ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
*Ervin Chang, Liberty (Junior | 3.75 | Sport Management)
*Wyatt Larkin, Kennesaw State (Senior | 3.52 | Sport Management)
^Jake Fendt, Kennesaw State (Senior | 3.63 | Sport Management)
Michael Mattiace, North Florida (Junior | 3.53 | Business Management)
Sam Uhland, Jacksonville (Senior | 4.00 | Accounting / Finance)
* - Denotes unanimous selection
# - Denotes a two-time selection to the All-Academic Team
^ - Denotes a three-time selection to the All-Academic Team