The Golf Coaches Association of America announced the GCAA academic awards and both teams and an individual from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were honored.
Benedictine University, Dominican University and Wisconsin Lutheran College earned the 2017 GCAA Team Academic Award. To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list for the academic year and have a team GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Edgewood College's Zach Hentrich, the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference individual champion, was named a Division III Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar by the GCAA. Hentrich, a native of Lancaster, Wis., completed the 2016-17 academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. A business major, Hentrich has recorded a perfect GPA in five of his six semesters at Edgewood College, achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.967.