June 14, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) –
Kyle Cobb of the Florida State men’s golf team, who graduated in April with a 3.94 grade point average in political science, has been named to the Capital One Second Team Academic All-District 3 team as voted on by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Cobb earned his bachelor’s degree at university-wide commencement exercises on April 30 and will compete for the Seminoles as a graduate student during the 2011-12 season.
Cobb (Tallahassee, Fla.) will pursue a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications as he completes his fifth year of athletic eligibility as a member of the Seminoles’ golf team next year. He began his collegiate career at UCF and did not play as a member of the Knights’ golf team in 2008-09 before transferring to Florida State to begin the Fall 2009 semester.
Cobb has played in 11 career tournaments including a career-high seven during the fall 2010 and spring 2011 seasons. He earned is earned his way into the Seminoles’ starting line-up in each of the seven events his played in as a senior in 2010-11 and has been a member of two NCAA Tournament teams at Florida State. Though he is not competing as a member of the Seminoles’ starting line-up, Florida State is currently playing in the NCAA Indiana Regional Championship at the Wolf Run Golf Course in Zionsville, Ind.
“Kyle is a valuable member of our golf team,” said head coach Trey Jones. “He played well for us this past season and we expect big things from him in 2012. We are happy that Kyle decided to come back home after spending two years at UCF – we will be counting on him to have a great summer and help us as he pursues his graduate degree at Florida State.”
Cobb averages 74.36 strokes in 33 rounds during 11 career tournaments during the first three seasons of his collegiate career.