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Tech's White Named GCAA First-Team All-American

Tech's White Named GCAA First-Team All-American

Stillwater, Okla. -- James White, a two-time winner for Georgia Tech this year, has been named to the PING All-America first-team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

The junior from Acworth, Ga., who tied for eighth in the medal portion of the NCAA Golf Championship last week, is the 19th first-team All-American in Georgia Tech's golf history, and the 16th since 1990. White won two of collegiate golf's bigger events this year - the United States Collegiate Championship in the fall and the Puerto Rico Classic in the spring.

TECH FALLS TO AUGUSTA STATE, 3-2, IN NCAA MATCH PLAY QUARTERFINALS

TECH FALLS TO AUGUSTA STATE, 3-2, IN NCAA MATCH PLAY QUARTERFINALS

STILLWATER, OKLA.-- - In a rematch of last year's NCAA Match Play quarterfinals that went in similar fashion, defending national champion Augusta State pulled out a 3-2 victory over Georgia Tech Friday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Championship at Karsten Creek.

 With John-Tyler Griffin's 3 and 2 win over Henrik Norlander in the books and James White's 3 and 2 loss to Patrick Reed in the books, three other matches were all square coming down the stretch. The Jaguars pulled out wins at No. 17 with pars and closed out the Yellow Jackets on the 18th in two of those contests for the deciding points.

BEST SPOTS: Golf Clubs and Courses

BEST SPOTS: Golf Clubs and Courses

ATLANTA – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of the best golf courses in for you to take a break and tee it off while the weather is nice.

The Ansley Golf Club is one of Georgia’s premier 9-hole golf courses in midtown Atlanta. The course has been ranked in the Top 5 nationally by Sports Illustrated Magazine. A membership to this club includes two golf experiences one in Midtown and an 18-hole championship course in Settindown Creek. The 18-hole course was ranked number 13 in the “Best in State” golf courses for 2005-2006 in Golf Digest. This course has hosted a number of championships and qualifiers. Membership to this club is by invitation and nominations are reviewed monthly. Ansley Golf Club is located at 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive in Atlanta.

The Bobby Jones Golf Course is located in the heart of Buckhead and has history dating back to the Civil War. The course was recently renovated and is an 18-hole public golf course.

KELSI WESEMAN NAMED LOUISVILLE SLUGGER/NFCA ALL-AMERICAN

KELSI WESEMAN NAMED LOUISVILLE SLUGGER/NFCA ALL-AMERICAN

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Georgia Tech junior shortstop Kelsi Weseman was named a second-team Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American it was announced on Wednesday.

Weseman becomes just the eighth All-American in school history and is the only player from the ACC on any of the three All-American teams this season.

Weseman, the 2011 ACC Player of the Year, batted .424 (first in ACC, 31st in nation) with a .968 slugging percentage (first, second), .538 on-base percentage (first, 15th), 51 runs scored (first, 53rd), 67 hits (third), 65 RBI (first, 13th), 17 doubles (first, 38th), three triples (tied for fourth), 21 home runs (first, fourth), 153 total bases (first) and 14 hit by pitches (first).

Tech holds onto lead after 36 holes at NCAA golf

Tech holds onto lead after 36 holes at NCAA golf

Stillwater, Okla. -- Georgia Tech's golf team maintained its lead despite struggling on its second nine Wednesday, getting a pair of even-par 72s from Paul Haley and John-Tyler Griffin and posting a 2-over 290 team score in the second round of the NCAA Golf Championship.

The 4th-seeded Yellow Jackets, who started the day with a 3-shot lead over UCLA, saw the margin trimmed to one stroke, while first-round leader James White and freshman Richard Werenski each posted a 1-over 73.

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