July 9, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Matt Adcock, a rising senior on the Florida State University men’s golf team, has been named to the 2004 Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar Athlete team by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Adcock was one of only five golfers in the ACC and one of only 82 golfers nationally to earn the prestigious academic honor.
A mechanical engineering major, Adcock is a three-time Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll and Florida State University Director of Athletics Honor Roll honoree. He is a Golden Key and National Honor Society member and was inducted in the Society of Collegiate Scholars during his sophomore year at Florida State. Adcock is also a member of the Pi Tau Sigma National Honor Society of Collegiate Engineers.
Adcock has earned three varsity letters as a member of the Seminoles’ starting lineup. He has led Florida State in stroke average in three of the last four seasons and averaged 74.67 stokes during seven events during the spring of 2004. He carded a career-low single-round score of 68 at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate during the fall of 2002.
To be eligible for the Cleveland Golf Scholar-Athlete Team an individual must be either a junior or senior academically and have competed in at least two full years at the collegiate level. In addition, the scholar-athlete must have participated in 70 percent of his teams competitive rounds and have a stroke average under 76.00 for the season.
Adcock is the second Seminole golfer in as many years to earn the honor. Brad Lusenhop, who will graduate this summer from Florida State, earned the honor in 2003. Adcock is the sixth Seminole golfer to earn Academic All-America honors.