Michael Colgate headlined three Nebraska men's golfers that were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Three Men's Golfers Named to Spring Academic All-Big Ten Team

By NU Athletic Communications

 Lincoln – The Big Ten Conference announced its spring Academic-All Big Ten teams on Wednesday. A total of three members of the Nebraska men's golf team were honored.

The golfers honored were Michael Colgate, a senior from Sarasota, Fla., majoring in accounting, Jace Guthmiller, a sophomore from Yankton, S.D., majoring in finance and Jackson Wendling, a sophomore from Effingham, Ill., majoring in finance.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

The conference office will also present the Distinguished Scholar Award in July. Students eligible for the Distinguished Scholar Award must be letterwinners in at least their second year in residence at their institution. Qualifying students must have earned a GPA of 3.7 or higher for the current academic year, excluding summer school. The Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award was established by conference Faculty Representatives as an addition to the conference's Academic All-Big Ten program.

2017 Academic All-Big Ten
Michael Colgate. Sr. (Accounting)
Jace Guthmiller, So. (Finance)
Jackson Wendling, Jr. (Finance)

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