AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Two members of the Amherst College men's golf team were named NCAA Division III All-America Scholars by the Golf Coaches Association of America. They are among 31 of the finest scholar-athletes in Division III men's golf who hail from 21 different institutions.
Senior co-captains David Fiorentino (Winchester, MA) and Erik Hardenbergh (Wayland, MA) made returned to the NCAA Championships after the team debuted in the Tournament last year. After leading their team to a pair of tournament victories at Franklin Pierce and the Little III Tournament, Amherst finished 23rd in the nation at NCAAs with a four day total of 1274. Hardenbergh finished 40th out of 120 competitors with a 304 total, 21 strokes off the medalist performance. Fiorentino claimed 92nd place with a 317 finish.
Both student-athletes will graduate this Sunday in Amherst's 177th Commencement Exercises as four-time Academic All-NESCAC squad members. Fiorentino will receive a B.A. in Economics, while Hardenbergh will earn a degree in Political Science.
Travis Anderson* Millikin John Caruso Guilford Matthew Caruso Guilford Clint Elsemore Cal Lutheran Steve Erickson Gustavus Adolphus David Fiorentino Amherst Craig Haltom Manchester Erik Hardenbergh Amherst Andrew Harrell Blackburn Magnus Hellmark Luther Christopher Huston Central Jay Kautt Luther Regan King McMurry Chris Knutson Upper Iowa Kyle Landon Gustavus Adolphus Josh Long McMurry Joseph Lown Principia Jay Mallentine Augusta Matthew Moore Millikin Devin Redmord Williams David Richardson Cal Lutheran Eunbin Rli Augustana Adam Robison Claremont-McKenna Jason Scheele Franklin Justin Schulte Central Matthew Simpson Nebraska Wesleyan Brian Sinotte St. John's Eric Stray St. John's Chris Susott DePauw Greg Uberuaga UC-San Diego David Wronowski Skidmore *All-America Scholar of the Year # # # 5/19/98