COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 26, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo junior Neil Tillman (Arvada, Colo.) was recognized as Men's Golf Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference First Team, in a release by the league office Wednesday. Both Roy Carlsen (So., Arvada, Colo.) and GJ Kuhn (Sr., Ayr, Ontario, Canada) were selected to the honor roll.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and must have been an active student at the institution for at least two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters.
All student-athletes that meet those requirements, but were not voted first team by the league's sports information directors, automatically qualify for the honor roll.
Tillman owns a 3.35 GPA in economics (finance) and ranks No. 18 regionally in the Golfstat rankings. He was named RMAC Golfer of the Week Sept. 8 after a T-1st finish at the Farmers Insurance Sam Proal Invitational (-4, 212). He has played in all 11 tournaments and owns a 73.77 scoring average. He has placed in the top 10 of three tournaments and was top 25 in eight tournaments, which includes a T-11th finish at the RMAC Championships. Tillman has carded an even par or better in 11 rounds, which includes a season-low 67 April 3.
Carlsen holds a 3.4 GPA in pre-business and finished the regular season with a 75.5 scoring average. In eight tournaments he recorded two top 10 finishes. He finished T-9th at the Southwest Kansas Shootout (April 10-11) with a +8, 224. The sophomore was T-10th at the Arbor Hotels Classic (March 6-7) with a +6, 222. He also had three top 25 finishes and was T-32nd at the RMAC Championships.
Kuhn owns a 3.61 GPA in business management (marketing). He holds a 77.15 scoring average this season. The senior finished T-7th at the Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational (+2) and closed the RMAC Championships T-27th. His low round was a 71 Feb. 13.
The ThunderWolves finished fourth at the RMAC Championships with a +14. Senior Jake Ice (Tucson, Ariz.) was a medalist, as he was T-4th (+1).
The Pack will learn their postseason fate Friday when the NCAA announces the selections to the 2017 NCAA West/South Central Super Regional. The region championship is set for May 8-10 at the Brookside Country Club in Stockton, California.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.