July 29, 2013
NORMAN, Okla. - East Carolina junior men's golfer Eric Brady has been named a 2013 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar. An economics major, Brady owns a 3.58 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
A total of 152 players in Division I, 57 in Division II and 18 in NAIA earned the honor. Additionally, 21 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.
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 or compete in the NCAA Championships, 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.
A native of Cary, N.C., Brady played in 11 matches during the 2012-13 season and helped the Pirates of a trio of top-5 finishes. He led the team with a 74.16 stroke average and led the team in scoring five times. He posted the team's low round against par, shooting 5-under 67 at the Rod Myers Invitational. He recorded three top-10 finishes during the season and posted the Pirates' only top-5 finish of the year, claiming fourth-place at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate.