GCAA names NAIA Ping All-America selections

Ken Venturi makes the final putt on the 18th green during the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Congressional Country Club course in Bethesda, Md., on June 20, 1964. Despite suffering from severe dehydration and exhaustion due to the 100-degree heat, Venturi went to win the event with a score of 278.

GCAA names NAIA Ping All-America selections


GCAA names NAIA Ping All-America selections

The GCAA has announced its 2014 Ping All-America first-, second- and third-team selections:

First Team

  • Ian Ansett, Wayland Baptist
  • Ryan Connolly, Wayland Baptist
  • Tyler Falk, Northwest Christian
  • Dylan Freeman, Coastal Georgia
  • Daniel Jansen, Faulkner
  • Anthony Marchesani, Oklahoma City
  • James Marchesani, Oklahoma City
  • Jose Rolz, Texas Wesleyan
  • Damon Salo, Johnson & Wales
  • Julian Taylor, William Woods

Second Team

  • Allen Bradford, Coastal Georgia
  • Anders Ellingsberg, Wayland Baptist
  • Peter French, Johnson & Wales
  • Jesse Heinly, Concordia (Ore.)
  • David Houlding, William Woods
  • Billy McKenzie, William Woods
  • Jay Monahan, Grand View
  • Ryan Odom, CSU San Marcos
  • Michal Pospisil, University of the Cumberlands
  • Jose Vega, Bellevue

Third Team

  • Felix Aberg, Northwood (Fla.)
  • Nikolaj Brons-Piche, Texas Wesleyan
  • Matthew Cheung, Oklahoma City
  • Hrafn Gudlaugsson, Faulkner
  • Mateo Gomez, Oklahoma Baptist
  • Nicolas Herrera, Bellevue
  • Ben Johnson, Bethany (Kan.)
  • Conner Kozak, British Columbia
  • Garrison Mendoza, Oklahoma City
  • Thane Ringler, The Master’s College
  • Scott Secord, British Columbia
  • Matt Wells, William Woods
  • Jack Wood, British Columbia


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