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Hayden Hui Named to GCAA/PING All-West Region Team

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LA JOLLA, Calif. - Hayden Hui of the University of California San Diego has been named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)/PING All-West Region Team for NCAA Division II.

A junior, Hui holds a team-best 72.4 stroke average and has been UC San Diego's top finisher in 10 of 12 tournaments this season. Most recently, Hui placed second at the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional, pacing the Tritons to a second-place showing and a berth in the upcoming NCAA Championships.

"I am very honored to have been named to the GCAA/PING All-West Region team," said Hui, who hails from Dublin, Calif. "It is a great accomplishment and I am looking forward to helping the team continue its success at Nationals this week!"

Also this week, Hui was named a Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large selection as a Structural Engineering major with a 3.55 GPA. In addition, he was recognized as a member of the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) First Team this season.

UC San Diego is currently in West Virginia for the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Championships, which run May 20-24 at Glade Springs Resort in Daniels. It is the Tritons' second appearance in the NCAA Division II Championships as they qualified in 2004 and placed 15th of 20 squads.  

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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles, and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, in the summer of 2020, will transition into full Division I status as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego student-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's pre-eminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent. A total of 81 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 37 have earned prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships. In competition, more than 1,300 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.

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