USC Beaufort sophomore Alan Cooke was named a second-team selection to the NAIA Men's Golf All-America team Tuesday, as selected by the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches Association All-America Committee.
A total of 45 student-athletes were honored with 15 players named to each of the three teams.
Cooke, who was a third-team selection as a freshman in 2014, ranked 28th in the nation this season with a scoring average of 72.96. Cooke was USCB's top finisher at the NAIA Men's Golf National Championship last week, tying for 18th at 3-over-par to lead the Sand Sharks to a fourth-place finish.
National champion Coastal Georgia and Oklahoma City lead all teams with five individuals. The Mariners, who defeated runner-up William Woods (Mo.) by 11 strokes to earn their second-straight national championship, placed three golfers on the NAIA first team and two on the second team. Olkahoma City landed two on the first team, a pair on the second team and a fifth individual on the third team.
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British Columbia, Johnson and Wales (Fla.), Texas Wesleyan, Wayland Baptist (Texas) and William Woods (Mo.) each had three individuals named to an All-America team.
Sean Elliott of Dalton State (Ga.), who was the O.D. Bounds National Medalist Trophy, collected first team honors.
He finished the national championship with a 16-under-par 272, breaking the 60-year-old tournament scoring record of 273 set by Ray Ferguson of North Texas State in 1955.
Sixteen of the 45 award winners are seniors, while 15 are juniors, 12 are sophomores and two are freshmen.