NORMAN, Okla. - Brian Krehbiel has become the first golfer from Bethel College to be named as a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-American Scholar. This award, presented by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) was given to 260 individuals from the 2016-17 season, spanning NCAA D1, D2, D3, and the NAIA.

Krehbiel was one of only 20 golfers from the NAIA who were able to earn this title. He was joined by Landon Fox and Brian Peck from Southwestern College as the only three from the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.

To be eligible for the Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status an individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team's competitive rounds, have a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative career 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.

To see the official release from the GCAA, click here.