Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Conrad announces the end of year honors for the season
STANFORD, Calif. - The Knowles Family Director of Men's Golf, Conrad Ray, announced the team's year-end awards today. The annual awards honored five separate members of the 2009-2010 squad and were voted on by the team and coaching staff.
Freshman Andrew Yun received the Steele Award for the freshman with the lowest stroke average. Yun managed a 72.2 average over 39 rounds and played every event in the top 5 for the Cardinal except one.
Freshmen Steven Kearney was awarded the team's Most Improved Player award. Kearney competed in four tournaments for the Cardinal this year with a final round 70 at the Gifford Collegiate at CordeValle to help the team win it's first team trophy of the season.
Sophomore David Chung, who was selected to be of the 2010 Palmer Cup Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), was voted the team's Most Valuable Player. In addition Chung was also first-team All Pac-10 in one of the strongest year's for the conference in history.
"Our program is very proud of these team members and we are looking to build on this leadership in the upcoming years." said Head Coach Conrad Ray.