NORMAN, Okla. – The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its 2019 Srixon/Cleveland Golf Division III All-America Scholars and PING Division III All-Region golf teams on Tuesday evening.
Out of the 61 Division III players named to the All-America Scholar Team, Washington and Lee claimed a program-record four selections. Among them were juniors Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy), Boyd Peete (Henrico, Va. / St. Christopher's), Sean Puleo (Albany, N.Y. / Albany Academy) and Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian).
Additionally, Peccie and Quinilty were among the 23 players tabbed to the All-South Region squad. For Peccie, it was his third selection to the all-region team, while Quinilty was honored for the second time, having garnered all-region accolades as a first-year.
An economics and mathematics double-major, Peccie entered the NCAA Championship ranked fourth in Division III. A three-time First Team All-ODAC selection and the 2018 NCAA Division III National Champion, he claims two tournament wins and three Top 5 finishes this season. Peccie entered the NCAA Tournament having played 21 rounds and posting a 71.95 scoring average.
A business administration and economics double-major, Quinilty is ranked 36th in Division III and he is a two-time First Team All-ODAC honoree. He recently placed in a tie for fifth at the 2019 ODAC Championship and he has played 13 rounds, recording a 75.46 stroke average.
Peete is a chemistry major, who placed fourth at the ODAC Championship by shooting an even-par score of 216. He has two Top 5 finishes on the season and he has played 21 rounds and carries a 75.43 scoring average.
Puleo is a two-time All-ODAC selection and a 2018 Honorable Mention All-America honoree. He finished in a tie for 16th at the 2019 ODAC Championship and he has recorded a 76.06 scoring average across 18 rounds this year.
To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically and compete in at least two 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 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.
Washington and Lee claimed the 2019 ODAC Championship and is currently competing at the NCAA Division III Championship in Nicholasville, Ky.