TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – Former Florida State men’s golfer Hank Lebioda was honored as a PING Division I Honorable Mention All-American on Thursday, the second All-America accolade of his career.
The Golf Coaches of Association selected Lebioda among the nation’s top amateur golfers for the second consecutive year, as the Winter Springs, Fla., native also collected the award as a junior in 2015.
Lebioda becomes the 10th Seminole to be a two-time All-American, joining Jack Maguire (2014 and 2015), Brooks Koepka (2010 and 2012), Jonas Blixt (2007 and 2008), Roger Winchester (1989 and 1990), Nolan Henke (1985-87), Grant Turner (1979 and 1981), Todd Crandall (1974 and 1975), Hubert Green (1967 and 1968) and Denny Lyons (1965 and 1966).
Lebioda earned several accolades in his senior season, being named the ACC Player of the Year, selected to the All-ACC Team, the PING All-Southeast Region Team, was a Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year semifinalist and a member of the Ben Hogan Award Watch List.
He led the Seminoles in scoring average (71.14), average vs. par (0.14), tournaments played (12), final round average (71.0), par 4 scoring (4.03), par 5 scoring (4.68) and birdies (127). Lebioda was the third Seminole to win ACC Player of the Year (joining Brooks Koepka and Bobby Cochran) and the 10th golfer from the conference to win ACC Freshman of the Year and ACC Player of the Year in a career.
One of the highlights to Lebioda’s senior season and career was winning his first outright tournament title at the Seminole Intercollegiate at Southwood Golf Club. He shot an 8-under to hold off the rest of the field.
For his career, Lebioda averaged a score of 71.5 with a 0.34 average vs. par. He has been a member of the All-ACC Team in all four seasons as well as a two-time ACC Player of the Month. He graduated in the summer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.
Lebioda is currently on the Mackenzie Tour in Canada, playing in two events so far. He finished tied for 21st most recently at the GolfBC Championship, shooting 10-under par.