NORMAN, Okla. — Berry College's Preston DeSantis claimed Division III PING All-America honorable mention honors, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Tuesday.
A rising sophomore from Alpharetta, Ga., DeSantis earned the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Newcomer of the Year honor following a phenomenal freshman campaign. He jumped three spots on the final day of the SAA Championships to tie for third individually, helping the Vikings to the team's third runner-up finish in four years. DeSantis also posted an impressive eight under total at the Rhodes Spring Classic, helping the team to a record-setting 19 under victory.
On the year, he led the team with a 73.46 scoring average. He also earned an individual bid to this year's NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships.