NORMAN, Okla. – Endicott junior golfer Athan Goulos (Peabody, Mass.) has been named to the PING All-Region Northeast Team, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) last week.
Goulos was joined on the PING All-Region Northeast Team by 14 other golfers throughout the region, and is the only student-athlete from the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) represented on the list.
The honor also marks the fourth major award for Goulos this season. So far during the 2016-17 academic year, Goulos has claimed New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Division III All-New England accolades, CCC Golfer of the Year honors, and All-CCC First Team laurels in addition to his PING All-Region nod.
Goulos earned CCC Golfer of the Year honors by serving as the Gulls' No. 1 throughout the season and finishing with a 75.9 stroke average over 13 rounds of golf. He also recorded four top-five finishes, including a medalist honor at the Elms Blazer Invitational, and was strong in both CCC events this year. Goulos tied for sixth in the CCC Fall Qualifier with a plus-six 78 and finished second in the CCC Championship with a plus-four 146. At the CCC Championship, he had the best round on day one with a plus-three 74 and shot a plus-one 72 in the final round.
Release courtesy of the Endicott Sports Information Department.
ABOUT THE COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE
The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of ten full member and three associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference currently administers championships in 16 intercollegiate sports with that number set to increase next year with the addition of football.