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Sharaf Named PING/GCAA All-Northeast Region for Second Straight Year

May 11, 2004

AMHERST, MA - Amherst College menís golfer Justin Sharaf (Danvers, MA) was named PING All-Northeast Region by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) for the second consecutive year on Tuesday. Sharaf, a junior captain, was one of only two players from the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) to earn All-Region honors, along with Williams College senior Brian Harmon.

Sharaf was Amherstís top finisher in three tournaments this spring and posted his first collegiate win at the Skidmore College Palamountain Invitational, besting an 89-player field that included a trio of PING/GCAA Pre-NCAA Tournament All-Americas with a two-day total of 73-76-149. He also earned Second-Team All-NESCAC honors for the second consecutive season with a 13th-place individual showing at the NESCAC Championship Tournament, hosted by Williams during the fall, and was a NESCAC All-Academic selection.