NORMAN, Okla. — Bethel College senior golfer Brian Krehbiel was named to the Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar for the 2016-17 school year by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
The award was given to 260 college golfers in NCAA Division I, II and III and the NAIA. Krehbiel was one of 20 NAIA golfers to win the award and one of three in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference, joining Landon Fox and Brian Peck, both of Southwestern.
To be eligible for the award, a player must be a junior or senior academically with three full years of collegiate competition, play in at least 50 percent of the teams competitive rounds, hold a minimum cumulative grade-point-average of 3.2, be of high moral character and have a stroke-average of under 76 for NCAA Division I, 78 for NCAA Division II and NAIA or 79 for NCAA Division III.
Krehbiel, a native of Donnelson, Iowa, placed third at the KCAC championships, tied for ninth overall in the conference, was an All-KCAC selection and was named to the all-tournament team.
He also earned NAIA All-Scholar-Athlete honors and was a KCAC Scholar-Athlete.
Bethel’s golf team was among the top teams academically in the NAIA.