ASU's Norlander Named All-American

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State freshman Henrik Norlander has been named to the Division I PING All-America team, according to a recent announcement from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

A native of Danderyd, Sweden, Norlander earned third-team All-America honors and became the first freshman in the history of the ASU men’s golf program to be named an All-American. With Norlander’s selection, ASU had one All-American in all four men’s varsity sports.

Norlander fashioned perhaps the finest freshman season in the history of the Jaguar men’s golf program. He collected two individual victories at the CordeValle Collegiate last fall and the Cavalier Classic in April. He helped lead ASU to a second-place finish in the NCAA East Regional at Council Fire Golf Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. He entered the NCAA Championships with a 71.89 stroke average and his four top-10’s and six top-20’s both were team highs.

The only Jaguar to play in all 12 events in 2007-08, Norlander finished the season with a 72.39 stroke average while his six sub-70 rounds, 15 rounds or par or better and his 32 rounds in the 70’s led the team.

Norlander’s selection marks the eighth All-America selection under ASU head coach Josh Gregory and the 16th All-American for the Jaguar men’s golf program since 1995.


Division I PING 
All-America Teams 


First Team

Jonas Blixt, Florida State
Jorge Campillo, Indiana
Kevin Chappell, UCLA
Rickie Fowler, Oklahoma State
Rory Hie, Southern California
Sihwan Kim, Stanford
Jamie Lovemark, Southern California
Webb Simpson, Wake Forest
Joel Sjoholm, Georgia State
Michael Thompson, Alabama 



Second Team

Chesson Hadley, Georgia Tech
Russell Henley, Georgia
Jonathan Hodge, Chattanooga
Billy Horschel, Florida
Troy Merritt, Boise State
Adam Mitchell, Georgia
Gareth Shaw, East Tennessee State
Ryan Spears, Wichita State
Zack Sucher, UAB
Hudson Swafford, Georgia


Third Team

Jonas Enander Hedin, Charlotte
Harris English, Georgia
Derek Fathauer, Louisville
Erik Flores, UCLA
Aaron Goldberg, San Diego State
Rob Grube, Stanford
Charlie Holland, Texas

HENRIK NORLANDER, AUGUSTA STATE
Kevin O’Connell, North Carolina
Jurrian van der Vaart, Virginia Tech 


Honorable Mention

James Allenby, Oregon State
Mark Anderson, South Carolina
Chris Baker, Iowa State
Joey Benedetti, Oregon
Ryan Brehm, Michigan State
Matt Cook, Western Carolina
Ignacio Elvira, Texas A&M
Kevin Foley, Penn State
Matthew Giles, Southern California
Tom Glissmeyer, Southern California
Matt Hill, NC State
Jesper Kennegard, Arizona State
Andrew Landry, Arkansas
Trent Leon, Oklahoma State
David Markle, Kent State
Michael McRae, St. Mary’s (Calif.)
Jason Millard, Middle Tennessee
Jay Moseley, Auburn
Corey Nagy, Charlotte
David Palm, San Diego State
Andrew Putnam, Pepperdine
Adam Rainaud, Louisville
Tim Sluiter, Southern California
Kyle Stanley, Clemson
Matthew Swan, Alabama
Nick Taylor, Washington
Kevin Tway, Oklahoma State
Mike Van Sickle, Marquette
Manuel Villegas, Florida
Tent Whitekiller, Oklahoma State

Rough Day For Jaguars
May 28, 2008 Rough Day For Jaguars
ASU Maintains Position
May 16, 2008 ASU Maintains Position
Jaguars Open Strong
May 15, 2008 Jaguars Open Strong
ASU 11th At Schenkel
March 16, 2008 ASU 11th At Schenkel
ASU Eighth At Schenkel
March 14, 2008 ASU Eighth At Schenkel
Floyd Inks With ASU Golf
November 26, 2007 Floyd Inks With ASU Golf
ASU Fifth At CordeValle
November 6, 2007 ASU Fifth At CordeValle
ASU Sixth At CordeValle
November 5, 2007 ASU Sixth At CordeValle
Turner Advances At Q School
October 28, 2007 Turner Advances At Q School
ASU's Amos Wins First Title
October 23, 2007 ASU's Amos Wins First Title
Jags Soggy In Music City
October 22, 2007 Jags Soggy In Music City
Amos Leads At Mason Rudolph
October 21, 2007 Amos Leads At Mason Rudolph
ASU Fourth In Savannah
October 15, 2007 ASU Fourth In Savannah
Jags 14th At The Farm
September 16, 2007 Jags 14th At The Farm
Jaguars 10th In CCC
September 15, 2007 Jaguars 10th In CCC
Jags Ready To Open Season
September 11, 2007 Jags Ready To Open Season