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Hayden Hui Nets GCAA/PING All-America Honorable Mention

UC San Diego

NORMAN, Okla. - Hayden Hui of the University of California San Diego has been named a Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)/PING All-America Honorable Mention.

A junior, Hui held a team-best 72.5 stroke average and was UC San Diego's top finisher in 11 of 13 tournaments this season. He placed second at the NCAA Division II West/South Central Regional, pacing the Tritons to a second-place showing and a berth in the NCAA Championships. At nationals, Hui tied for 28th in the 108-competitor field.

Also this season, Hui was a GCAA/PING All-West Region selection and a member of the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) First Team. A Structural Engineering major with a 3.55 GPA, he was named a Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large selection. 

UC San Diego is coming off a historic season in which the Tritons qualified for the NCAA Division II National Championships for the first time since 2004.  

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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 82 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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