July 24, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Carson Castellani of men's golf was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Wednesday. Castellani was one of 207 players to be recognized in Division I.
To be eligible for Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 77.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
The Okemos, Michigan, native also earned Academic All-Big Ten honors this year and was MSU's recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for men's golf. During the 2013-14 season, he ranked third on the team with a 75.70 scoring average and tied the team lead with 11.1 pars per round. He was also the third Spartan finisher at the Big Ten Championship, tying for 31st with a 306 (73-82-76-75), to close out his senior year.