July 25, 2018

Four Buckeyes Honored as All-American Scholars



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COLUMBUS, Ohio. – Four of Ohio State’s top golfers on the course are also four of their top off the course as Will Grimmer, Daniel Wetterich, Will Voetsch and Josh Wick were all named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars on Wednesday.

To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf 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, have a stroke-average under 76.0 and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2. Each Buckeye was also named to the Academic All-Big Ten team and was an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

All four golfers were in the team’s lineup for the closing stretch of the season and all of them finished in the top-6 on the team in scoring average. Wetterich led the way with a 71.86 average and earned second team All-Big Ten honors while also earning an a spot as an individual in the NCAA Columbus Regional field. Grimmer had five top-20s on the year including a fourth place finish at the Big Ten Championship which was his second consecutive top-5 finish in the event.

In his first year with the Buckeyes, Voetsch played in eight of the 10 team events and made the third-most birdies on the team. He finished with a 73.82 scoring average and had a career-low 64 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament which proved to be the lowest round of any player on the weekend. Wick returned from an injury in the fall and played in the final five events of the season for the team, recording a 74.43 scoring average.