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Men's Golf - Thu, Apr. 28, 2011
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The TranSouth Athletic Conference (TSAC) has announced that 20 men's golf student-athletes have been named 2011 TranSouth Scholar-Athletes. Union University (Tenn.) leads all institutions with seven student-athletes on the list.
 
Additionally, there are two TranSouth men's golf student-athletes that have qualified to be named NAIA Scholar-Athlete.
  

Bethel University (2)

Chris Yeater, Justin Rea

Blue Mountain College (1)

Rob Goodson

Cumberland University (2)

Dustin Thomas, Paul Vaughan

Lyon College (1)

Gaston Orahood

Martin Methodist (3)

Tyler Freeman, Blake Moore, Will Walker*

Trevecca Nazarene University (4)

Bobby Humburg, Skip Jones, Grant Moffett, David Saldana

Union University (7)

Brett Barry, Matt Kelley, Ryan Mantooth, Ben Waits, Micah Gentle*, Jake Carroll, Tyler Lay
 
* = NAIA Scholar-Athlete
 
TranSouth Scholar-Athlete: In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a sophomore academic status to qualify for this honor.
 
NAIA Scholar-Athlete: In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
 

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The TranSouth Athletic Conference (TSAC) is an NAIA conference of nine colleges and universities throughout Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Arkansas. Since 1996, the mission of the TSAC is to promote the education and development of well-rounded students and productive citizens through intercollegiate athletics. The conference offers equitable access and opportunities for participation in its 13 championships held annually.

Today, the TranSouth strengthens its commitment to student-athletes and strives to enrich their college experience by supporting academic achievement and character development through the NAIA's Champions of Character program. The NAIA's innovative flagship program is designed to instill character values in student-athletes, coaches and youth in the communities it serves.