Scott Vincent: First Team All-American Golfer


Sep 7, 2013; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies mascot is lifted in the stands during the first quarter of the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Western Carolina Catamounts at Lane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 NCAA Men’s Golf Championship just finished and now is when posteason honors start to be handed out to golfers all across the nation. The Virginia Tech Hokies had some struggles at the NCAA Golf Championship with the Hokies finishing 28th out of 30 teams overall with Trevor Cone and Scott Vincent helping to keep it from being worse. However, this season was quite good overall for the Hokies and one player has received a very impressive national honor.

After not even being an honorable mention All-American in 2013, Scott Vincent ends his junior season as one of 10 golfers to be named to the Ping All-America Team. This award is given out by the Golf Coaches Association of America and this is the first time that a Hokie has been ever named to the All-America First Team. Scott Vincent will definitely be a guy that is seen as a contender to win the Ben Hogan Award next year as Vincent will be one of the top returning collegiate golfers in the country.

Scott Vincent had a very impressive season and is already Virginia Tech’s all-time scoring average leader which is impressive sinc ethe Hokies have had players like Brenden De Jonge, Johnson Wagner, and Drew Weaver. Vincent also had three individual wins in the fall which was a slo a new record for Virginia Tech. Scott Vincent had already been named to the All-ACC and All-East Region teams so Vincent has proven himself this year to be one of the best golfers in the nation. Scott Vincent will now have one main goal to become a national champion but he definitely has a lot to be proud of for the 2013-2014 season.

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